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Cuvieronius tropicus Cope 1884 (gomphothere)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Gomphotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Cordillerion tropicus, Dibelodon tropicus, Mastodon tropicus

Synonyms: Cordillerion defloccatus Hay 1926, Cordillerion oligobunis Cope 1893, Cordillerion orarius Hay 1926, Cuvieronius oligobunis Cope 1893, Mastodon oligobunis Cope 1893

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1884. The extinct Mammalia of the Valley of Mexico. Paleontological Bulletin 39:1-21

Belongs to Cuvieronius according to J. Shoshani and P. Tassy 1996

Sister taxa: Cuvieronius arellanoi, Cuvieronius hyodon, Cuvieronius priestleyi, Cuvieronius tarijensis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Average measurements (in mm): m1 126.5 x 86.4