Amebelodon fricki Barbour 1927 (gomphothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Alternative combination: Amebelodon (Amebelodon) fricki

Full reference: E. H. Barbour. 1927. Preliminary Notice of a New Proboscidean Amebelodon fricki, gen. et sp. nov. Bulletin of the Nebraska State Museum 13:1-4

Belongs to Amebelodon according to D. Geraads et al. 2005

See also Barbour 1927 and Lambert 1990

Sister taxa: Amebelodon (Amebelodon), Amebelodon (Konobelodon), Amebelodon britti, Amebelodon floridanus, Amebelodon grandincisivus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cambridge, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Nebraska, Texas collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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