Palaeoloxodon huaihoensis Liu, 1977


Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Liu, J. L. (1977). Palaeoloxodon from Huaiyuan District, northern part of Anhui. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 15(4): 278-286. doi: 10.19615/j.cnki.1000-3118.1977.04.006.

Other references:

Chen, Xi, Wu SM, Wang P, et al. (2020). A report on the Late Pleistocene vertebrate fossils from the Zhangshan locality, Suqian, Jiangsu Province. Acta Anthropologica Sinica 39(2): 319-331.

Kang J, Lin C, Chang C. (2021). Age and growth of Palaeoloxodon huaihoensis from Penghu Channel, Taiwan: significance of their age distribution based on fossils. PeerJ 9:e11236. doi:

Tong, Haowen and Patou-Mathis, M. (2003). Mammoth and other proboscideans in China during the Late Pleistocene. In: Reumer, J. W. F., De Vos, J. and Mol, D. (eds.). Advances in Mammoth Research (Proceedings of the Second International Mammoth Conference, Rotterdam, May 16-20 1999). Deinsea 9: 421-428.


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