†family Deinotheriidae Bonaparte 1845 (deinothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae

Alternative spelling: Dinotheriidae

Parent taxon: Deinotherioidea according to W. J. Sanders et al. 2010

See also Abel 1919, Bonaparte 1850, Carroll 1988, Christiansen 2007, Cope 1889, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Geraads et al. 2005, Huttunen and Göhlich 2002, Koufos et al. 2003, Mahboubi et al. 1984, McKenna and Bell 1997, Pickford 2003, Sach and Heizmann 2001, Shoshani and Tassy 1996, Shoshani and Tassy 2005 and Stefani 1916

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Chilgatheriinae Deinotheriinae Dinotheriina Prodeinotherium

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ethiopia (4 collections), Kenya (20), Tanzania (5)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (3), Kenya (8), Malawi (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (10), Kenya (12), the Russian Federation (1), Tanzania (6), Uganda (2), Ukraine (7)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (5)

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

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Austria (6), Bulgaria (1), France (13), Georgia (3), Germany (7), Greece (4), Hungary (1), India (2), Iraq (1), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (17), Lebanon (1), Moldova (3), Namibia (4), Nepal (3), Pakistan (20), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovakia (2), South Africa (1), Spain (4), Switzerland (1), Thailand (2), Turkey (4), Uganda (3), Ukraine (7)

• Oligocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (2)

Total: 205 collections including 209 occurrences

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