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Morrillia Osborn 1924 (gomphothere)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43249

Alternative spelling: Tetralophodon (Morrillia)

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1924. Additional generic and specific stages in the evolution of the Proboscidea. American Museum Novitates 154:1-5

Parent taxon: Gomphotheriidae according to J. Shoshani and P. Tassy 1996

Sister taxa: Afromastodon, Amahuacatherium, Amebelodon, Anancinae, Choerolophodontinae, Cuvieroniinae, Cuvieronius, Eubelodon, Eurybelodon, Gnathabelodon, Gomphotheriinae, Gomphotherium, Mastodon shepardii, Megabelodon, Pediolophodon, Pentalophodon, Platybelodon, Progomphotherium, Rhynchotheriinae, Rhynchotherium, Rhynchotherium rectidens, Selenolophodon, Serbelodon, Sinomastodon, Stegomastodon, Synconolophus, Tetralophodon, Torynobelodon

Subtaxa: Morrillia barbouri

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore