Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825 (mammoth)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Alternative combinations: Archidiscodon meridionalis, Archidiskodon meridionalis, Elephas meridionalis, Euelephas meridionalis

Synonyms: Archidiskodon nebrascensis Osborn 1932, Archidiskodon scotti Barbour 1925

Belongs to Mammuthus according to A. Athanassiou and D. S. Kostopoulos 2010

See also Agenbroad 2005, Barbour 1925, Jefferson and Remeika 1994, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Melentis 1966, Osborn 1918, Osborn 1922, Osborn 1924, Palombo 2005 and Shoshani and Tassy 1996

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

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Azerbaijan (1 collection), Croatia (1), France (12), Georgia (1), Germany (5), Greece (14), Israel (1), Italy (16), the Netherlands (3), Romania (13), the Russian Federation (4), Slovakia (1), Spain (8), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (5)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (2), Greece (4), Italy (2), Spain (2)

• Pliocene of Azerbaijan (1), Georgia (1), Greece (1), Hungary (3), Italy (6), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (1), Tajikistan (1), Ukraine (2), Uzbekistan (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 121 collections including 123 occurrences

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