PaleoDB taxon number: 97155
Full reference: J. Shoshani, R. C. Walter, M. Abraha, S. Berhe, P. Tassy, W. J. Sanders, G. H. Marchant, Y. Libsekal, T. Ghirmai and D. Zinner. 2006. A proboscidean from the late Oligocene of Eritrea, a ‘‘missing link’’ between early Elephantiformes and Elephantimorpha, and biogeographic implications. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103(46):17296-17301
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: DOG97.1, a mandible. Its type locality is Wedeg Melatse Farm, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial mudstone in the Dogali Formation of Eritrea.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore