†unranked clade Plesielephantiformes Shoshani 2001 (proboscidean)

Mammalia - Proboscidea

Parent taxon: Proboscidea according to W. J. Sanders et al. 2010

See also Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: Amebelodontidae, Arcanotherium, Barytherioidea, Caenobasileus, Caenobasileus tremontigerus, Cryptomastodon, Deinotherioidea, Elephantiformes, Elephantoidea, Eritherium, Euelephantoidea, Hemimastodontidae, Mastodontidae, Moeritherioidea, Neodesmostylus

Subtaxa: Phosphatheriidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mali (1 collection), Morocco (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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