Loxodonta Cuvier 1825 (elephant)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Parent taxon: Loxodontini according to N. Rohland et al. 2010

See also Barriel et al. 1999, Carroll 1988, Christiansen 2007, Kalb and Frohelich 1995, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rogaev et al. 2006, Shoshani and Tassy 1996 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Loxodonta africana Loxodonta creutzburgi Loxodonta cyclotis

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), the Congo-Kinshasa (2), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Djibouti (1), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (6), Greece (1), Kenya (9), Libya (1), Morocco (4), Rwanda (1), South Africa (15), Sudan (2), Tanzania (6), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (2), Malawi (3)

• Pliocene of Chad (3), Ethiopia (14), Kenya (12), Malawi (2), Tanzania (24), Uganda (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1), South Africa (1), Uganda (9)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Chad (1), Kenya (1), South Africa (1)

Total: 131 collections including 137 occurrences

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