Elephantidae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Proboscidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superordo: Afrotheria
Cladus: Paenungulata
Ordo: Proboscidea

Familia: Elephantidae
Genera (2 + 9†): Elephas – Loxodonta – †Anancus – †Mammuthus – †Morrillia – †Paratetralophodon – †Primelephas – †Stegodibelodon – †Stegoloxodon – †Stegotetrabelodon – †Tetralophodon

Name[edit]

  • Elephantidae Gray, 1821

References[edit]

  • Elephantidae in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, D. E., & Reeder, D. M. (editors) (2005). Mammal Species of the World — A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0801882214.
  • London Med. Repos. 15: 305.
  • Mammal Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd edition, 2005 ISBN 0801882214
  • Jeheskel Shoshani, Pascal Tassy (2005) Advances in proboscidean taxonomy & classification, anatomy & physiology, and ecology & behavior. Quaternary International. 126–128: 5–20. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2004.04.011
  • Jeheskel Shoshani: "Taxonomy, Classification, History, and Evolution of Elephants". in: Murray E. Fowler, Susan K. Mikota (eds.): Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants. ISBN 9780470344484. doi: 10.1002/9780470344484.ch1

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Olifant
العربية: فيا
Bahasa Indonesia: Gajah
български: Слон
català: Elefant
čeština: Slonovití
Cymraeg: Eliffant
dansk: Elefant
Deutsch: Elefanten
Ελληνικά: Ελέφαντας
English: Elephant
español: Elefante
euskara: Elefante
français: Éléphant
Hawai`i: ‘Elepani
hrvatski: Slonovi
italiano: Elefante
עברית: פיליים
മലയാളം: ആന
Nederlands: Olifanten
日本語: ゾウ科
Nordfriisk: Elefanten
norsk bokmål: Elefanter
polski: Słoniowate
português: Elefante
русский: Слон
suomi: Norsut
svenska: Elefanter
தமிழ்: யானை
ไทย: ช้าง
Türkçe: Filgiller
українська: Слонові
中文: 象科
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