Palaeoloxodon naumanni Makiyama 1924 (elephant)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Belongs to Palaeoloxodon according to M. P. Ferretti 2008

Sister taxa: Elephas (Euelephas), Elephas beyeri, Elephas falconeri, Elephas maximus, Elephas melitensis, Elephas moghrebiensis, Elephas nawataensis, Elephas priscus, Loxodonta (Palaeoloxodon) tokunagai, Palaeoloxodon recki, Palaeoloxodon cypriotes, Palaeoloxodon creutzburgi, Palaeoloxodon antiquus, Palaeoloxodon lomolinoi, Palaeoloxodon xylophagou, Palaeoloxodon tiliensis, Palaeoloxodon mnaidriensis, Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) cephallonicus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (5 collections), Taiwan (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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