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Stegodon sumbaensis Sartono, 1979

Sumba stegodon

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Sumba, Lesser Sunda Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Sartono, S. (1979). The discovery of a pygmy Stegodon from Sumba, East Indonesia: an announcement. Mod. Quat. Res. SE Asia 5: 57-63.

 

Other references:

Turvey, Samuel T. et al. (2017). Quaternary vertebrate faunas from Sumba, Indonesia: implications for Wallacean biogeography and evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284(1861): 20171278.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22935/stegodon-sumbaensis

 

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