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Taxonavigation: Elephantimorpha 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superordo: Afrotheria
Cladus: Paenungulata
Ordo: Proboscidea
Subordo: Elephantiformes
Cladus: Elephantimorpha

Familia: †Mammutidae
Genus: †Mammut
Species: †M. americanus – †M. borsoni – †Mammut giganteus


Mammut Blumenbach, 1799

Gender: masculine?



  • Blumenbach, J.F. 1799. Handbuch der Naturgeschichte, ed. 6: 698. [not seen]
  • Koch, A. 1840. Isis (Oken), 1840, 905
  • Koch, A. [1841]. Descr. of, 1840. 1st edition. p. 3. [not seen]
  • Koch, A. 1841b. Description of the Missourium, or Missouri Leviathan; together with its supposed habits. And Indian traditions concerning the location from whence it was exhumed: also, comparisons of the whale, crocodile and Missourium, with the Leviathan, as described in the 41st chapter of the Book of Job. 2nd edition. Prentice and Weissinger, printers, Louisville, KY. Internet Archive BHL
  • Koch, A. 1843. Description of the Missourium Theristocaulodon (Koch) or Missouri Leviathan (Leviathan Missouriensis,) together with its supposed habits, and the Indian Traditions: also, comparison on the Whale, Crcocodile, and Missourium, with the Leviathan, as described in the 41st chapter of the Book of Job. C. Crookes, Dublin. [not seen]

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magyar: Masztodon
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