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Choerolophodontinae

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Choerolophodontinae Gaziry
1997Choerolophodontinae McKenna and Bell p. 500
2002Choerolophodontinae Sanders and Miller p. 395
2005Choerolophodontinae Shoshani and Tassy p. 9 figs. Table 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
ElephantidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
superfamilyGomphotherioideaHay 1922
familyGomphotheriidaeHay 1922
subfamilyChoerolophodontinaeGaziry 1976
subfamilyChoerolophodontinaeGaziry 1976

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Created: 2005-08-31 15:21:50
Modified: 2005-08-31 17:21:50
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lambert and Shoshani 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the MN 3 to the top of the MN 12 or 20.00000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (23 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Pakistan (Baluchistan) Choerolophodon corrugatus (180630)
MN 320.0 - 16.9Pakistan (Balochistan) Choerolophodon corrugatus (77780)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Egypt Afrochoerodon kisumuensis (53970)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Pakistan (Balochistan) Choerolophodon corrugatus (69540)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62Kenya Choerolophodon kisumuensis (22303)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kenya (Nyanza Province) Choerolophodon kisumensis (21338 21339)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Ukraine (Cherson) Choerolophodon sp. (60256)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Ukraine Choerolophodon sp. (183535)
Vallesian11.608 - 8.7Iraq Choerolophodon pentelici (41735)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey (Usak) Choerolophodon pentelici (34462)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Tunisia Choerolophodon sp. (65170)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece Choerolophodon pentelici (191070)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey (Cankiri) Choerolophodon pentelici (184368)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Euboea) Choerolophodon sp. (195432 195437)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey Choerolophodon pentelici (56563)
MN 109.7 - 8.7Turkey (Thrace) Choerolophodon anatolicus (67661)
MN 118.7 - 7.75Greece Choerolophodon pentelici (73869)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Makedonia Thraki) Choerolophodon pentelici (157582)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Central Macedonia) Choerolophodon pentelicus (32189)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Turkey Choerolophodon pentelici (151910)
MN 127.75 - 7.246Turkey (Anatolia) Choerolophodon sp. (60534)