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Stegodon kaisensis

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Taxonomy
Stegodon kaisensis was named by Hopwood (1939).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Stegodon kaisensis Hopwood
1999Stegodon kaisensis Sanders p. 793

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
ElephantidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
superfamilyElephantoidea
familyElephantidae
genusStegodonFalconer 1857
specieskaisensisHopwood 1939

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: grazerf
Diet 2: browserf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 20:09:03
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Miocene to the top of the Zanclean or 11.60800 to 3.60000 Ma

Collections (16 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene - Pliocene23.03 - 2.588Uganda Stegodon kaisensis (22393 22418 22420 22424 22437)
Tortonian - Messinian11.62 - 5.333Kenya Stegodon kaisensis (22307)
Tortonian - Zanclean11.62 - 3.6Ethiopia Stegodon kaisensis (22158 22161)
Late/Upper Miocene - Pliocene11.608 - 2.588Chad Stegodon kaisensis (24181)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Uganda Stegodon kaisensis (22250 22252 22260 22265)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Chad Stegodon kaisensis (22506)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Congo-Kinshasa Stegodon kaisensis (22088 22124)