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Mammalia - Proboscidea
It was reranked as the infraorder Elephantoidea by Lambert and Shoshani (1998).
It was assigned to Proboscidea by McKenna and Bell (1997); to Proboscidea by Mahboubi et al. (1984) and Geraads et al. (2005); to Elephantida by Shoshani and Tassy (2005) and Shoshani et al. (2006); to Elephantiformes by Lambert and Shoshani (1998), Sanders (1999), Sanders and Miller (2002) and Christiansen (2007); and to Proboscidea by Paula Couto (1956), McKenna (1975) and Hautier et al. (2009).
|Year||Name and author|
|1956||Elephantoidea Paula Couto p. 105|
|1975||Elephantoidea McKenna p. 43|
|1984||Elephantoidea Mahboubi et al. p. 543|
|1997||Elephantoidea McKenna and Bell p. 500|
|1998||Elephantoidea Lambert and Shoshani p. 608|
|1999||Elephantoidea Sanders p. 793|
|2002||Elephantoidea Sanders and Miller p. 389|
|2005||Elephantoidea Geraads et al. p. 526|
|2005||Elephantoidea Shoshani and Tassy p. 9 figs. Table 2|
|2006||Elephantoidea Shoshani et al. p. 17300|
|2007||Elephantoidea Christiansen p. 427|
|2009||Elephantoidea Hautier et al. p. 172|
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