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Elephas beyeri von Koenigwald 1956 (elephant)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 164279

Full reference: G. H. R. von Koenigwald. 1956. Fossil mammals from the Philippines. Proceedings of the Pacific Science Congress 339-361

Belongs to Elephas according to G. H. R. von Koenigwald 1956

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Anda, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in the Philippines

Ecology: scansorial insectivore