Prodeinotherium Ehik 1930 (deinothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae

Alternative spelling: Prodinotherium

Parent taxon: Deinotheriidae according to K. Huttunen and U. B. Göhlich 2002

See also Bergounioux and Crouzel 1961, Carroll 1988, Christiansen 2007, Koufos et al. 2003, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rasmussen and Gutierrez 2009, Sanders et al. 2010, Shoshani and Tassy 1996 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: Chilgatheriinae, Deinotheriinae, Deinotherium, Dinotheriina

Subtaxa: Prodeinotherium bavaricum Prodeinotherium hobleyi Prodeinotherium orlovii Prodeinotherium pentapotamiae

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Type: Deinotherium bavaricum

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (1 collection), France (10), Germany (7), Greece (2), India (2), Kenya (12), Namibia (3), Nepal (3), Pakistan (11), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), Thailand (1), Uganda (1)

• Oligocene of Kenya (2)

Total: 59 collections each including a single occurrence

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