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Rhynchotherium rectidens Osborn 1923 (gomphothere)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51367

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1923. New subfamily, generic, and specific stages in the evolution of the Proboscidea. American Museum Novitates 99

Belongs to Gomphotheriidae according to W. E. Miller 1980

Sister taxa: Amahuacatherium, Amebelodon, Anancinae, Blancotherium, Choerolophodontinae, Cuvieroniinae, Cuvieronius, Eubelodon, Eurybelodon, Gnathabelodon, Gomphotheriinae, Gomphotherium, Mastodon shepardii, Megabelodon, Morrillia, Pediolophodon, Pentalophodon, Platybelodon, Rhynchotheriinae, Rhynchotherium, Selenolophodon, Serbelodon, Sinomastodon, Stegomastodon, Synconolophus, Tetralophodon, Torynobelodon

Ecology: scansorial insectivore