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Stegodon sondaari van den Bergh 1999 (elephant)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 157815

Full reference: G. D. van den Bergh. 1999. The Late Neogene elephantoid-bearing faunas of Indonesia and their palaeozoogeographic implications. A study of the terrestrial faunal succession of Sulawesi, Flores and Java, including evidence for early hominid dispersal east of Wallace's Line. Scripta Geologica 117:1-419

Belongs to Stegodon according to van den Bergh 1997

Sister taxa: Stegodon florensis, Stegodon kaisensis, Stegodon luzonensis, Stegodon mindanensis, Stegodon sompoensis, Stegodon sumbaensis, Stegodon syrticus, Stegodon trigonocephalus, Stegodon yuanmouensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tangi Talo, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial tuff in the Olan Bula Formation of Indonesia

Ecology: scansorial insectivore