Mammuthus Brookes 1828 (mammoth)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Synonyms: Archidiskodon Pohling 1888, Mammuthus (Archidiskodon) Pohling 1888, Mammuthus (Parelephas) Osborn 1924, Parelephas Osborn 1924

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

See also Alroy 2002, Barriel et al. 1999, Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi 1995, Carroll 1988, Christiansen 2007, Haury et al. 1953, Hibbard 1955, Jin 1983, Kalb and Frohelich 1995, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lambert and Shoshani 1998, Lister 1993, McKenna and Bell 1997, Miller 1976, Osborn 1918, Osborn 1924, Puckette and Scholtz 1974, Rogaev et al. 2006, Shoshani and Tassy 1996, Shoshani and Tassy 2005 and Webb and Dudley 1995

Sister taxa: Elephantina, Elephas, Loxodontina

Subtaxa: Archidiskodon celebensis Archidiskodon haroldcooki Archidiskodon weifangensis Mammuthus chosaricus Mammuthus columbi Mammuthus exilis Mammuthus hayi Mammuthus lamarmorae Mammuthus meridionalis Mammuthus primigenius Mammuthus trogontherii

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Azerbaijan (1 collection), Belgium (1), Canada (29: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Yukon), China (2), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (3), El Salvador (2), France (12), Georgia (2), Germany (23), Greece (5), Guatemala (4), Honduras (1), Hungary (2), Israel (1), Italy (19), Japan (3), Kazakhstan (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mexico (18), Mongolia (1), the Netherlands (6), Nicaragua (1), Romania (16), the Russian Federation (15), Slovakia (1), Spain (11), Syria (1), Taiwan (1), Tajikistan (1), Turkey (2), Turkmenistan (2), the United Kingdom (15), United States (271: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (3: California, Idaho, New Mexico)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (1), France (2), Greece (3), Italy (4), Malawi (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (2), Uganda (1)

• Pliocene of Azerbaijan (1), Ethiopia (5), Georgia (1), Greece (1), Hungary (4), India (2), Italy (6), Kazakhstan (1), Malawi (1), Mexico (1), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (4), South Africa (3), Spain (1), Tajikistan (2), Ukraine (2), Uzbekistan (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (3), South Africa (3), Uganda (1)

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

• Neogene of Nicaragua (1), United States (1: West Virginia)

• Miocene of Italy (1), United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 549 collections including 567 occurrences

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