†suborder Moeritherioidea (proboscidean)

Mammalia - Proboscidea

Parent taxon: Proboscidea according to W. J. Sanders et al. 2010

See also Carroll 1988 and McKenna 1975

Sister taxa: Amebelodontidae, Arcanotherium, Barytherioidea, Caenobasileus, Caenobasileus tremontigerus, Cryptomastodon, Deinotherioidea, Elephantiformes, Elephantoidea, Eritherium, Euelephantoidea, Hemimastodontidae, Mastodontidae, Neodesmostylus, Plesielephantiformes

Subtaxa: Moeritheriidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Egypt (1 collection)

• Eocene of Algeria (1), Egypt (16), India (2), Libya (2), Mali (1), Senegal (1)

Total: 24 collections including 27 occurrences

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