The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Stegodon namadicus Biswas & Dassarma, 1981



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Biswas, S. and Dassarma, D. C. (1981). A new species of Stegodon from the alluvial deposits of Narmada valley in Peninsular India. Proc. N/Q Boundary Field Conference, India 1979: 15-20.


Other references:

Jukar, A. M., Lyons, S. K., Wagner, P. J. and Uhen, M. D. (2020). Late Quaternary extinctions in the Indian Subcontinent. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. doi: 110137 DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.110137 [Abstract]

Rai, Y. C. (2004). Fossil elephants from the Indian Sub-Continent and their tusks: a review. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 49: 169-188.


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