Mammuthus exilis Maglio 1970 (pygmy mammoth)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Alternative combinations: Archidiskodon exilis, Elephas exilis

Belongs to Mammuthus according to J. Shoshani and P. Tassy 1996

See also Agenbroad 2005 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Mammuthus chosaricus, Mammuthus columbi, Mammuthus creticus, Mammuthus hayi, Mammuthus lamarmorae, Mammuthus meridionalis, Mammuthus primigenius, Mammuthus trogontherii, Archidiskodon celebensis, Archidiskodon weifangensis, Archidiskodon haroldcooki

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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