Mammuthus primigenius Blumenbach 1799 (wooly mammoth)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Alternative combinations: Elephas primigenius, Mammonteus primigenius

Synonyms: Elephas boreus Hay 1924, Mammuthus boreus Hay 1924

Belongs to Mammuthus according to E. I. Rogaev et al. 2006

See also Agenbroad 2005, Christiansen 2007, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Mantell 1850, Nordmann 1860, Osborn 1924, Palombo 2005, Sherzer 1927 and Shoshani and Tassy 1996

Sister taxa: Mammuthus chosaricus, Mammuthus columbi, Mammuthus exilis, Mammuthus hayi, Mammuthus lamarmorae, Mammuthus meridionalis, Mammuthus trogontherii, Archidiskodon celebensis, Archidiskodon weifangensis, Archidiskodon haroldcooki

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (7: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Germany (7), Hungary (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Netherlands (4), the Russian Federation (6), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (22: Alaska, California, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Montana, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 59 collections each including a single occurrence

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