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List of elephantids

The list of elephantids includes all known extant and extinct (†) elephant species from the Elephantidae family. These animals are referred to as elephants and mammoths, or elephantids collectively.


  1. ^ The Paleobiology Database Mammuthus columbi entry accessed on 2009-08-16
  2. ^ GuangBiao Wei; SongMei Hu; KeFu Yu; YaMei Hou; Xin Li; ChangZhu Jin; Yuan Wang; JianXin Zhao; WenHua Wang (2010). "New materials of the steppe mammoth, Mammuthus trogontherii, with discussion on the origin and evolutionary patterns of mammoths". Science China Earth Sciences. 53 (7): 956–963. Bibcode:2010ScChD..53..956W. doi:10.1007/s11430-010-4001-4. S2CID 129568366.


  1. ^ The elephant population in Vietnam and Laos is undergoing tests to determine if it is a fifth living subspecies.
  2. ^ May be classified within the Palaeoloxodon genus.

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