†family Numidotheriidae Shoshani and Tassy 1996 (proboscidean)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Numidotheriidae

Full reference: J. Shoshani and P. Tassy. 1996. Summary, conclusions, and a glimpse into the future. in J. Shoshani and P. Tassy, eds., The Proboscidea: Evolution and Palaeoecology of Elephants and Their Relatives 335-348

Parent taxon: Barytherioidea according to E. Gheerbrant et al. 2002

See also Gheerbrant et al. 1996, McKenna and Bell 1997, Sanders et al. 2010, Shoshani and Tassy 1996 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxon: Barytheriidae

Subtaxa: Daouitherium Numidotherium

View classification

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of Algeria (1 collection), Libya (1), Mali (1), Morocco (1), Western Sahara (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details