Primelephas

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Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Elephantoidea 

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
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superordo: Afrotheria
Cladus: Paenungulata
Cladus: Tethytheria
Ordo: Proboscidea
Subordo: Elephantiformes
Cladus: Elephantimorpha
Cladus: Elephantida
Superfamilia: Elephantoidea

Familia: Elephantidae
Subfamilia: Elephantinae
Genus: †Primelephas
Species: †P. korotorensis

Name

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Primelephas Maglio, 1970

Type species: Primelephas gomphotheroides Maglio, 1970 [= Stegodon korotorensis Coppens, 1965], by original designation.

References

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Primary references

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  • Maglio, V.J. 1970. Four new species of Elephantidae from the Plio-Pleistocene of northwestern Kenya. Breviora 341: 1–43. BHL.

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