Elephas chaniensis Symeonides, Theodorou and Giannopoulos, 2000

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Palaeoloxodon chaniensis Symeonides, Theodorou and Giannopoulos, 2000

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene?

 

Distribution

Crete, Greece

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Joger, U. and Garrido, G. (2001). Phylogenetic position of Elephas, Loxodonta and Mammuthus, based on molecular evidence, pp. 544-547. In: Cavarretta, C., Gioia, P., Mussi, M. and Palombo, M. R. (eds.). The World of Elephants – International Congress, Rome. Proceedings of the 1st international congress – Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche, Rome. [automatic download]

Palombo, M. R. (2001). Endemic elephants of the Mediterranean Islands: knowledge, problems and perspectives, pp. 486-491. The World of Elephants - International Congress, Rome 2001.

Reese, D. 1996. Pleistocene and Holocene Fauna of Crete and its first Settlers. Prehistory Press. [relevant citation?]

Symeonidis, N. and Theodorou, G. (1982). New findings of fossil elephants on Crete Island. Ann. Geol. d. Pays Hell. 31: 113-129.

Symeonides, N. K., Theodorou, G. E. and Giannopoulos, V. I. (2001). New data on Elephas chaniensis (Vamos cave, Chania, Crete), pp. 510-513. In: Cavarretta, C., Gioia, P., Mussi, M. and Palombo, M. R. (eds.). The World of Elephants – International Congress, Rome. Proceedings of the 1st international congress – Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche, Rome. [automatic download]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7667/palaeoloxodon-chaniensis

 

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