†family Stegodontidae Osborn 1918 (proboscidean)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Stegodontidae

Parent taxon: Elephantoidea according to J. Shoshani et al. 2006

See also Carroll 1988, Lambert and Shoshani 1998, Sanders 1999, Shoshani and Tassy 1996 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: Elephantidae, Mammutoidea, Paratetralophodon

Subtaxa: Stegolophodon

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of China (1 collection), India (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (3)

• Miocene of India (1), Japan (17), Pakistan (2), Thailand (4)

Total: 29 collections including 31 occurrences

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