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Stegodibelodon schneideri Coppens 1972 (elephant)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Elephantidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159710

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

Belongs to Stegodibelodon according to Y. Coppens 1972

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: not listed, a partial skull. Its type locality is Kolinga, which is in a Pliocene terrestrial horizon in Chad.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser