Stegodon kaisensis Hopwood 1939 (elephant)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Belongs to Stegodon according to Hopwood 1939

Sister taxa: Stegodon florensis, Stegodon luzonensis, Stegodon mindanensis, Stegodon sompoensis, Stegodon sondaari, Stegodon sumbaensis, Stegodon syrticus, Stegodon trigonocephalus, Stegodon yuanmouensis

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Chad (1), Uganda (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), Ethiopia (2), Uganda (5)

• Miocene of Kenya (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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