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Elephas falconeri Busk 1867 (elephant)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159780

Belongs to Elephas according to M. R. Palombo 2005

Sister taxa: Elephas (Euelephas), Elephas beyeri, Elephas chaniensis, Elephas creticus, Elephas cypriotes, Elephas maximus, Elephas melitensis, Elephas moghrebiensis, Elephas nawataensis, Elephas priscus, Loxodonta (Palaeoloxodon) tokunagai, Palaeoloxodon recki, Palaeoloxodon antiquus, Palaeoloxodon mnaidriensis, Palaeoloxodon naumanni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 277.0, humerus length 195.0, tibia length 149.0, ulna length 157.0

Estimated body mass: 23.4 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length