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Mammut Blumenbach 1799 (mastodon)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43274

Synonyms: Leviathan Koch 1841 (no. 171200), Mastodon Cuvier 1817 (no. 47929), Missourium Koch 1840 (no. 48773), Pliomastodon Osborn 1926 (no. 43276), Tetracaulodon Godman 1830 (no. 174107)

Parent taxon: Mammutidae according to W. D. Lambert and J. Shoshani 1998

Sister taxa: Eozygodon, Eozygodontinae, Losodokodon, Mammutinae, Sinomammut, Zygolophodon

Subtaxa: Mammut americanum, Mammut borsoni, Mammut cosoensis, Mammut floridanum, Mammut furlongi, Mammut matthewi, Mammut mirificum, Mammut pacificus, Mammut raki, Mastodon (Tetralophodon), Mastodon bumiajuensis, Mastodon proavus, Mastodon rectus, Mastodon spenceri

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