Moeritherium trigonodon Andrews 1904

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Moeritheriidae

Alternative combination: Moeritherium trigodon

Synonym: Moeritherium andrewsi Schlosser 1911

Belongs to Moeritherium according to Tobien 1978

See also Andrews 1906, Sanders et al. 2010 and Shoshani and Tassy 1996

Sister taxa: Moeritherium chehbeurameuri, Moeritherium gracile, Moeritherium latidens, Moeritherium lyonsi, Moeritherium pharaonensis

Type specimens:

  • Moeritherium trigonodon: BMNH M.8499, a mandible (partial right mandibular ramus)
  • Moeritherium andrewsi:


• Oligocene of Egypt (1 collection)

• Eocene of Libya (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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