Loxodonta africana

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Loxodonta africana

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
Genus: Loxodonta
Species: Loxodonta africana

Name[edit]

Loxodonta africana (Blumenbach, 1797)

Type locality: Restricted to the Orange River, South Africa by Pohle (1926; see Allen, 1939).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Elephas africanus Blumenbach, 1797
  • Elephas capensis G. Cuvier, 1798
  • Loxodonta angolensis Frade, 1928
  • Loxodonta berbericus Seurat, 1930 [nomen nudum]
  • Loxodonta cornaliae (Aradas, 1870)
  • Loxodonta mocambicus (Frade, 1924)
  • Loxodonta typicus Blumenbach, 1797
  • Loxodonta africana cavendishi (Lydekker, 1907)
  • Loxodonta africana knochenhaueri (Matschie, 1900)
  • Loxodonta africana orleansi (Lydekker, 1907)
  • Loxodonta africana oxyotis Matschie, 1900
  • Loxodonta africana peeli (Lydekker, 1907)
  • Loxodonta africana pharaohensis Deraniyagala, 1948
  • Loxodonta africana rothschildi (Lydekker, 1907)
  • Loxodonta africana selousi (Lydekker, 1907)
  • Loxodonta africana toxotis (Lydekker, 1907)
  • Loxodonta africana zukowskyi Strand, 1924
  • Loxodonta pharaohensis hannibali Deraniyagala, 1953 [nomen nudum]

References[edit]

  • Blumenbach, J. F. 1797. Handbuch der Naturgeschichte. J. H. Dietrich Göttingen, 5th ed.: 125 pp.
  • Lydakker, R. 1907. The ears as a race-character in the African elephant. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, pp. 380-403.
  • Mammal Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd edition, 2005 ISBN 0801882214

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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Olifant
be: Nsofu
български: Африканският саванен слон
čeština: Slon africký
bem: Nsofu
dansk: Afrikansk savanneelefant
Deutsch: Afrikanischer Elefant
English: Savannah Elephant, Bush Elephant
español: Elefante africano de sabana
føroyskt: Afrikanskur fílur
français: Éléphant d'Afrique
한국어: 아프리카코끼리
hrvatski: Afrički slon
íslenska: Afríkufíll
Kiswahili: Tembo
magyar: Afrikai elefánt
Nederlands: Afrikaanse olifant
日本語: アフリカゾウ
polski: Słoń afrykański
português: Elefante, Elefante-africano
suomi: Savanninorsu
svenska: Afrikansk elefant
Tagalog: Elepante
ไทย: ช้างพุ่มไม้แอฟริกา, ช้างสะวันนาแอฟริกา
Türkçe: Afrika fili
українська: Африканський слон
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