Tetrabelodon osborni Barbour 1916 (gomphothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Gomphotherium osborni, Trilophodon osborni

Synonyms: Gomphotherium abeli Barbour 1925, Gomphotherium gregorii Frick 1933, Gomphotherium willistoni Barbour 1914, Tetrabelodon willistoni Barbour 1914, Trilophodon abeli Barbour 1925, Trilophodon gregorii Frick 1933, Trilophodon willistoni Barbour 1914

Full reference: E. H. Barbour. 1916. A new longirostral mastodon from Nebraska, Tetrabelodon osborni, sp. nov. The American Journal of Science, series 4 41(246):522-529

Belongs to Tetrabelodon according to E. H. Barbour 1916

See also Barbour 1925, Downs 1952, Osborn 1936, Peterson 1928, Tobien 1972, Tobien 1973 and Voorhies 1990

Sister taxa: Gomphotherium anguirvalis, Gomphotherium angustidens, Gomphotherium brewsterensis, Gomphotherium connexus, Gomphotherium emmonsi, Gomphotherium gratum, Gomphotherium nebrascensis, Gomphotherium ngorora, Gomphotherium productum, Gomphotherium pygmaeus, Gomphotherium rugosidens, Gomphotherium shensiensis, Gomphotherium simplicidens, Gomphotherium wimani, Serridentinus mongoliensis, Serridentinus filholi, Tetrabelodon angustidens, Trilophodon ligoniferus

Type specimens:

  • Tetrabelodon osborni: Its type locality is Tetrabelodon osborni Quarry, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska
  • Tetrabelodon willistoni: Its type locality is Tetrabelodon willistoni Quarry, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska.
  • Trilophodon abeli:
  • Trilophodon gregorii:

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Tetrabelodon osborni in the database

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