Prodeinotherium bavaricum von Meyer 1831 (deinothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Deinotherium bavaricum, Dinotherium bavaricum

Synonyms: Deinotherium cuvieri Kaup 1832, Dinotherium cuvieri Kaup 1832, Dinotherium secundarium Lartet 1836, Prodeinotherium hungaricum Ehik 1930, Prodinotherium hungaricum Ehik 1930

Belongs to Prodeinotherium according to K. Huttunen and U. B. Göhlich 2002

See also Bergounioux and Crouzel 1961, Kaup 1832, Sach and Heizmann 2001 and Shoshani and Tassy 1996

Sister taxa: Prodeinotherium hobleyi, Prodeinotherium orlovii, Prodeinotherium pentapotamiae

Type specimens:

  • Prodeinotherium bavaricum: BSP AS I 220, a tooth (lower p3 dext.)
  • Deinotherium cuvieri:
  • Dinotherium secundarium:
  • Prodeinotherium hungaricum:

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Miocene of Austria (1 collection), France (9), Germany (7), Greece (2), Kenya (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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