Deinotherium Kaup 1825 (deinothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae

Alternative spelling: Dinotherium

Parent taxon: Deinotheriidae according to A. Athanassiou 2004

See also Abel 1919, Bergounioux and Crouzel 1961, Carroll 1988, Christiansen 2007, Codrea et al. 1991, Geraads et al. 2005, Konidaris and Tsoukala 2019, McKenna and Bell 1997, Pickford 2003, Pictet 1853, Sach and Heizmann 2001, Sanders et al. 2010, Shoshani and Tassy 1996, Shoshani and Tassy 2005 and Tsoukala and Melentis 1994

Sister taxa: Chilgatheriinae, Deinotheriinae, Dinotheriina, Prodeinotherium

Subtaxa: Deinotherium bozasi Deinotherium giganteum Deinotherium hobleyi Deinotherium indicum Deinotherium proavum

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ethiopia (1 collection), Kenya (20), Tanzania (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (3), Kenya (8), Malawi (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (10), Kenya (12), the Russian Federation (1), Tanzania (6), Uganda (2), Ukraine (7)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (5)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Austria (6), Bulgaria (1), France (4), Georgia (3), Germany (1), Greece (12), Hungary (1), India (1), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (4), Lebanon (1), Moldova (3), Namibia (2), Nepal (1), Pakistan (6), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovakia (1), Spain (3), Thailand (2), Turkey (4), Uganda (2), Ukraine (8)

Total: 153 collections including 156 occurrences

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