Anancus Aymard 1855 (gomphothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Parent taxon: Anancinae according to L. Hautier et al. 2009

See also Carroll 1988, Cregut-Bonnoure and Tsoukala 2017, Kalb and Frohelich 1995, Lambert and Shoshani 1998, McKenna and Bell 1997, Shoshani and Tassy 1996 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Anancus arvernensis Anancus brazosius Anancus defloccatus Anancus kazachstanensis Anancus kenyensis Anancus orarius Anancus perimensis Anancus petrocchii Anancus sinensis Anancus sivalensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (7 collections), Greece (2), Italy (2), the Netherlands (2), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Texas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (1), Greece (1), Italy (1), Kenya (1), Malawi (1)

• Pliocene of Afghanistan (1), Bulgaria (2), Ethiopia (4), France (2), Georgia (2), Greece (5), Hungary (4), India (1), Italy (16), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (5), Malawi (1), Moldova (5), Morocco (1), Romania (11), the Russian Federation (3), Slovakia (3), Slovenia (1), South Africa (1), Spain (5), Tanzania (4), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), Ethiopia (7), Kenya (3), South Africa (4), Tanzania (2), Uganda (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1), the Netherlands (1)

• Miocene of Chad (1), Greece (1), India (1), Kenya (5), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (1)

Total: 136 collections including 140 occurrences

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