PaleoDB taxon number: 98251
Full reference: E. Gheerbrant, J. Sudre, and H. Cappetta. 1996. A Palaeocene proboscidean from Morocco. Nature 383:68-70
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: MNHN PM2, a maxilla (left maxilla with P3,4, M1-2). Its type locality is Ouled Abdoun Basin (Phosphatherium type specimen), which is in a Ypresian marine phosphorite in Morocco.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore