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Deinotherioidea

Mammalia - Proboscidea

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Deinotherioidea McKenna p. 43
1988Deinotherioidea Carroll
2003Deinotherioidea Koufos et al.
2010Deinotherioidea Sanders et al. p. 174

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderDeinotherioidea
suborderDeinotherioidea

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: 2005-08-26 13:32:09
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:32:09
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Chattian to the top of the Calabrian or 28.10000 to 0.78100 Ma

Collections (221 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Kenya (Rift Valley) Prodeinotherium sp. (174664)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Kenya (Turkana) Prodeinotherium sp. (174662)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Ethiopia Deinotheriidae indet. (71941)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Greece (North Aegean) Prodeinotherium bavaricum (195540)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Germany Deinotherium bavaricum (70362)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Kenya Dinotherium hobleyi (146600) Prodeinotherium hobleyi (70808)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Pakistan (Baluchistan) Deinotherium sp. (180599 180609 180616 180626 180628 180630)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Saudi Arabia Deinotherium sp. (47069 47097)
Early/Lower Miocene - Middle Miocene23.03 - 11.608Namibia Deinotherium hobleyi (195404) Prodeinotherium hobleyi (21855 70421) Prodeinotherium hobleyi, Deinotherium hobleyi (70420)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333France (Vaucluse) Dinotherium giganteum (201497)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Piacenzian - Gelasian3.6 - 1.806Kenya (Rift Valley) Deinotherium bozasi (21344)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Calabrian3.6 - 0.781Kenya Deinotherium bozasi (21367 21370 21458 21462 21464)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Kenya (Rift Valley) Deinotherium bozasi (21280 21282 21301 21345 21353 21356)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Tanzania Deinotherium bozasi (21804 22594 22595)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Ethiopia Deinotheriidae indet. (21626 21627 21654)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Kenya Deinotherium bozasi (21376 21398 21410 21420 21460 21461 21478 21488 21503 21539)
Gelasian - Calabrian2.588 - 0.781Ethiopia (Ethiopian Rift) Deinotherium bozasi (22492)
Gelasian - Calabrian2.588 - 0.781Tanzania Deinotheriidae indet. (21973 22624)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Kenya Deinotherium bozasi (22268 22270)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781Kenya (Rift Valley) Deinotherium bozasi (21294 21306)