The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Palaeoloxodon sp. nov. 'Astypálaia'

Astypálaia elephant

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene?

 

Distribution

Astypálaia, Greece (endemic)

 

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Athanassiou, Athanassios, van der Geer, Alexandra and Lyras, George A. (2019). Pleistocene insular Proboscidea of the Eastern Mediterranean: A review and update. Quaternary Science Reviews 218: 306-321. [Abstract]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/24816/palaeoloxodon-sp-nov-astyp-laia

 

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