Eurybelodon Lambert 2016 (gomphothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Full reference: W. D. Lambert. 2016. Eurybelodon shoshanii, an unusual new shovel- tusked gomphothere (Mammalia, Proboscidea) from the late Miocene of Oregon. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(3):e1091352

Parent taxon: Gomphotheriidae according to W. D. Lambert 2016

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

Subtaxa: Eurybelodon shoshanii

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Type: Eurybelodon shoshanii

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Oregon collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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