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Loxodonta cyclotis Matschie 1900 (African forest elephant)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 157820

Alternative combinations: Elephas africanus cyclotis, Elephas capensis cyclotis, Loxodonta africana cyclotis

Synonyms: Elephas africanus albertensis Lydekker 1907 (no. 233333), Elephas africanus cottoni Lydekker 1908 (no. 233334), Elephas africanus fransseni Schouteden 1914 (no. 233335), Elephas africanus pumilio Noack 1906 (no. 233331)

Belongs to Loxodonta according to N. Rohland et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Loxodonta africana, Loxodonta creutzburgi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 810.0, fibula length 445.0, humerus length 639.7, radius length 539.2, scapula 497.3 x 386.8, skull 579.7 x 499.9, tibia length 459.6, ulna length 585.0

Estimated body mass: 641.8 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length