Palaeomastodon Andrews 1901 (proboscidean)

Mammalia - Proboscidea

Parent taxon: Elephantiformes according to P. Christiansen 2007

See also Abel 1919, Andrews 1906, Carroll 1988, Madden 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997, Shoshani and Tassy 1996 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: Elephantimorpha, Hemimastodon, Palaeomastodontidae, Phiomiidae

Subtaxa: Palaeomastodon beadnelli Palaeomastodon minor Palaeomastodon parvus Palaeomastodon wintoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Egypt (1 collection), Ethiopia (1), Libya (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

Total: 4 collections including 8 occurrences

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