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Zygolophodon Vacek 1877 (mastodon)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43277

Alternative spelling: Mastodon (Zygolophodon)

Synonyms: Miomastodon Osborn 1922 (no. 43275), Turicius Osborn 1926 (no. 95511)

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

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

Subtaxa: Zygolophodon aegyptensis, Zygolophodon morotoensis, Zygolophodon tapiroides, Zygolophodon turicensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore