Archidiskodon weifangensis Jin 1983 (mammoth)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Full reference: C. Jin. 1983. A new fossil elephant from Weixian, Shandong province. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 21(3):255-265

Belongs to Archidiskodon according to C. Jin 1983

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

Type specimen: IVPP V.6263. Its type locality is Wujiacun village, which is in a Pleistocene/Pleistocene lacustrine sandstone in China.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Archidiskodon weifangensis in the database

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