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Mammut cosoensis Schultz 1937 (mastodon)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47866

Alternative combination: Pliomastodon cosoensis

Full reference: J. R. Schultz. 1937. A Late Cenozoic Vertebrate Fauna From the Coso Mountains, Inyo County, California. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 487(3):77-109

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

Sister taxa: Mammut americanum, Mammut borsoni, Mammut furlongi, Mammut matthewi, Mammut raki, Mastodon rectus, Mastodon spenceri, Mastodon (Tetralophodon), Mastodon bumiajuensis, Mastodon proavus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Coso Mountains (CIT 284), which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in California

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 99.0 x 71.0