Zygolophodon aegyptensis Sanders and Miller 2002 (mastodon)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

Alternative combination: Zygolophodon aegytensis

Full reference: W. J. Sanders and E. R. Miller. 2002. New proboscideans from the early Miocene of Wadi Mogahara, Egypt. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(2):388-404

Belongs to Zygolophodon according to J. Shoshani and P. Tassy 2005

See also Sanders and Miller 2002

Sister taxa: Zygolophodon morotoensis, Zygolophodon tapiroides, Zygolophodon turicensis

Type specimen: DPC 9009. Its type locality is Wadi Moghra, which is in a MN 4 marginal marine sandstone in the Moghara Formation of Egypt.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Wadi Moghra

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