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Stegodon luzonensis von Koenigwald 1956 (elephant)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 164278

Full reference: G. H. R. von Koenigwald. 1956. Fossil mammals from the Philippines. Proceedings of the Pacific Science Congress 339-361

Belongs to Stegodon according to G. H. R. von Koenigwald 1956

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fort McKinley, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in the Philippines

Ecology: scansorial insectivore