Choerolophodon

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Choerolophodon
Choerolophodon pentelici maragha.JPG
C. pentelici skull
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Proboscidea
Family: Gomphotheriidae
Genus: Choerolophodon
Schlesinger 1917
Species
  • C. pentelici Gaudry and Lartet 1856
  • C. anatolicus Ozansoy 1965
Synonyms
  • Mastodon pentelicus
Restoration
Molar

Choerolophodon is an extinct genus of proboscid which lived during the Miocene of Eurasia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wang, S.; Deng, T. (2011). "The first Choerolophodon (Proboscidea, Gomphotheriidae) skull from China". Science China Earth Sciences 54 (9): 1326. doi:10.1007/s11430-011-4201-6.  edit