Amahuacatherium Romero-Pittman 1996 (gomphothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Parent taxon: Gomphotheriidae according to Romero-Pittman 1996

Sister taxa: Amebelodon, Anancinae, Choerolophodontinae, Cuvieroniinae, Cuvieronius, Eubelodon, Eurybelodon, Gnathabelodon, Gomphotheriinae, Gomphotherium, Mastodon shepardii, Megabelodon, Morrillia, Pediolophodon, Pentalophodon, Platybelodon, Rhynchotheriinae, Rhynchotherium, Rhynchotherium rectidens, Selenolophodon, Serbelodon, Sinomastodon, Stegomastodon, Synconolophus, Tetralophodon, Torynobelodon

Subtaxa: Amahuacatherium peruvium

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Type: Amahuacatherium peruvium

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (1 collection), Peru (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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