Elephas maximus rubridens Deraniyagala, 1950

Chinese elephant

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 14th century BC (Choudhury et al. 2008)

 

IUCN status: Extinct

 

Distribution

China

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Choudhury, A., Lahiri Choudhury, D.K., Desai, A., Duckworth, J.W., Easa, P.S., Johnsingh, A.J.T., Fernando, P., Hedges, S., Gunawardena, M., Kurt, F., Karanth, U., Lister, A., Menon, V., Riddle, H., Rübel, A. & Wikramanayake, E. (IUCN SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group). (2008). Elephas maximus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 31 July 2013.

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]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7658/elephas-rubridens-chinese-elephant

 

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