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Eritherium azzouzorum Gheerbrant 2009 (proboscidean)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 157502

Full reference: E. Gheerbrant. 2009. Paleocene emergence of elephant relatives and the rapid radiation of African ungulates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 106(26):10717-10721

Belongs to Eritherium according to E. Gheerbrant 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN PM69, a partial skull (rostrum preserving max with P3-4 and M1-3). Its type locality is Sidi Chennane, which is in a Thanetian marine phosphorite in Morocco.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore