Moeritherium Andrews 1901 (proboscidean)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Moeritheriidae

Parent taxon: Moeritheriidae according to C. Delmer et al. 2006

See also Abel 1919, Andrews 1906, Carroll 1988, Mahboubi et al. 1984, McKenna and Bell 1997, Shoshani and Tassy 1996 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Moeritherium chehbeurameuri Moeritherium gracile Moeritherium latidens Moeritherium lyonsi Moeritherium pharaonensis Moeritherium trigonodon

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Type: Moeritherium lyonsi

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Egypt (1 collection)

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

Total: 22 collections including 25 occurrences

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