Zygolophodon tapiroides Cuvier 1824 (mastodon)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

Alternative combinations: Mastodon (Zygolophodon) tapiroides, Mastodon tapiroides

Belongs to Zygolophodon according to C. T. Madden 1980

See also Lambert and Shoshani 1998

Sister taxa: Zygolophodon aegyptensis, Zygolophodon morotoensis, Zygolophodon turicensis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Kazakhstan (1 collection)

• Neogene of Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Ukraine (3)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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