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Superfamily Elephantoidea Gray 1821 (proboscidean)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 67859

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Proboscidea according to L. Hautier et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Amebelodontidae, Arcanotherium, Barytherioidea, Caenobasileus, Caenobasileus tremontigerus, Cryptomastodon, Deinotheriidae, Deinotherioidea, Elephantiformes, Eritherium, Euelephantoidea, Hemimastodontidae, Mastodontidae, Moeritheriidae, Moeritherioidea, Neodesmostylus, Phosphatheriidae, Plesielephantiformes

Subtaxa: Elephantidae, Mammutoidea, Paratetralophodon, Stegodontidae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore