Elephas maximus buski Matsumoto, 1927

Honshu elephant, Busk's elephant

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

 

Distribution

Honshu, Japan

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Matsumoto, H. (1927). On a new fossil race of Asiatic elephant in Japan. Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University, 2nd Series (Geology) 10: 57-58.


Other references:

Takahashi, Keiichi and Yasui, Kensuke. (2017). Taxonomic Invalidity of Busk's Elephant (Elephas maximus buski Matsumoto, 1927) demonstrated by AMS 14C dating. Paleontological Research 21(2): 195-202. [Abstract]

 

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