Deinotherium Kaup 1825 (deinothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae

Alternative spelling: Dinotherium

Parent taxon: Deinotheriidae according to P. Christiansen 2007

See also Abel 1919, Bergounioux and Crouzel 1961, Carroll 1988, Codrea et al. 1991, Geraads et al. 2005, McKenna and Bell 1997, Pickford 2003, Pictet 1853, Sach and Heizmann 2001, Shoshani and Tassy 1996 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: Chilgatheriinae, Dinotheriina, Prodeinotherium

Subtaxa: Deinotherium bozasi Deinotherium giganteum Deinotherium hobleyi Deinotherium indicum

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ethiopia (1 collection), Kenya (20), Tanzania (3)

• 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 (5), France (3), Georgia (3), Greece (3), Hungary (1), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (4), Lebanon (1), Moldova (3), Namibia (2), Pakistan (6), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovakia (1), Spain (2), Thailand (2), Turkey (4), Uganda (2), Ukraine (7)

Total: 136 collections including 138 occurrences

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