The most northeastern find of the Zygodont Mastodon (Mammut, Proboscidea) in Asia

@article{Kalmykov2009TheMN,
  title={The most northeastern find of the Zygodont Mastodon (Mammut, Proboscidea) in Asia},
  author={N. P. Kalmykov and E. N. Mashchenko},
  journal={Doklady Biological Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={428},
  pages={434-436}
}
  • N. P. Kalmykov, E. N. Mashchenko
  • Published 2009
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Doklady Biological Sciences
  • 434 The first representatives of Elephantiformis Tassy 1988 spread from Africa to Eurasia about 22–21 Myr ago (to Europe, about 18 Myr ago) [1, 2]. In Asia, fos sil Proboscidea are very diverse; three superfamilies were the most widely spread in the late Cenozoic era: Mammutoidea Hay, 1922 (zygodont mastodons), Gomphotheriidae Hay, 1922 (gomotheres), and Ele phantoidea Gray, 1821 (elephants and extinct ele phantoids). Of considerable interest is not only the time of the first appearance of… CONTINUE READING
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