Stegotetrabelodon Petrocchi 1941 (elephant)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Parent taxon: Elephantidae according to J. E. Kalb and D. J. Frohelich 1995

See also Carroll 1988, Coppens 1972, McKenna and Bell 1997, Shoshani and Tassy 1996 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: Elephantinae, Selenetherium, Stegodibelodon, Stegodon, Stegodontinae, Stegotetrabelodontinae, Suina

Subtaxa: Stegotetrabelodon lybicus Stegotetrabelodon orbus Stegotetrabelodon syrticus

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (4 collections), Kenya (5), Tanzania (1), Uganda (3)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), Kenya (5), Uganda (2), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 22 collections including 23 occurrences

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