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Stegodibelodon Coppens 1972 (elephant)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43268

Full reference: Y. Coppens. 1972. Un nouveau proboscidien du Pliocene du Tchad, Stegodibelodon schneideri nov. gen. nov. sp., et le phylum des stegotetrabelodontinae. Comptes Rendus de Academie de Sciences Paris, Series D 274:2962-2965

Parent taxon: Elephantidae according to J. E. Kalb and D. J. Frohelich 1995

Sister taxa: Elephantinae, Selenetherium, Stegodon, Stegodontinae, Stegotetrabelodon, Stegotetrabelodontinae, Suina

Subtaxa: Stegodibelodon schneideri

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Type: Stegodibelodon schneideri

Ecology: scansorial insectivore