Tetralophodon elegans Hay 1916 (gomphothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Alternative combination: Gomphotherium elegans

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1916. Descriptions of some fossil vertebrates found in Texas. Bulletin of the University of Texas 71:3-24

Belongs to Tetralophodon according to J. C. Frye and C. W. Hibbard 1941

See also Alroy 2002 and Hay 1916

Sister taxa: Tetralophodon (Lydekkeria), Tetralophodon (Tetralophodon), Tetralophodon longirostris

Type specimen: USNM 8255

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Tetralophodon elegans in the database

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