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Mastodon spenceri Fourtau 1918 (mastodon)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 120902

Full reference: R. Fourtau. 1918. Contribution a? l'e?tude des verte?bre?s mioce?nes de l'E?gypte 1-109

Belongs to Mastodon according to R. Fourtau 1918

Sister taxa: Mammut americanum, Mammut borsoni, Mammut cosoensis, Mammut furlongi, Mammut matthewi, Mammut pacificus, Mammut raki, Mastodon rectus, Mastodon (Tetralophodon), Mastodon bumiajuensis, Mastodon proavus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Wadi Moghra, which is in a MN 4 marginal marine sandstone in the Moghara Formation of Egypt

Ecology: scansorial insectivore