Amebelodon floridanus Leidy 1886

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Mastodon (Trilophodon) floridanus

Alternative combinations: Mastodon (Trilophodon) floridanus, Ocalientinus floridanus, Serridentinus floridanus

Synonyms: Amebelodon hicksi Cook 1922, Amebelodon paladentatus Cook 1922, Amebelodon sinclairi Barbour 1930, Trilophodon hicksi Cook 1922, Trilophodon paladentatus Cook 1922

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1886. Mastodon and Llama from Florida. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 38:11-12

Belongs to Amebelodon according to J. Shoshani and P. Tassy 1996

See also Barbour 1930, Barbour and Hibbard 1941, Lambert and Shoshani 1998, Leidy 1886, Osborn 1923, Tedford et al. 1987 and Voorhies 1990

Sister taxa: Amebelodon (Amebelodon), Amebelodon britti, Amebelodon fricki, Amebelodon grandincisivus


• Hemphillian of United States (4: Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Texas collections)

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida, Montana)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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