Deinotheriidae


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Deinotheriidae

[‚dī·nō·thə′rī·ə‚dē]
(paleontology)
A family of extinct proboscidean mammals in the suborder Deinotherioidea; known only by the genus Deinotherium.
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Pterodon africanus Isohyaenodon pilgrimi Deinotheriidae Isohyaenodon zadoki Leakitherium hiwegi Deinotherium hobleyi Teratodon spekei Orycteropodidae Primates Orycteropus africanus Mioeuoticus bishopi Progalago dorae Hyracoidea Komba robustus Komba minor Brachyhyrax aequatorialis Prohylobates sp.
Family Deinotheriidae Bonaparte, 1845 Genus DEINOTHERIUM Kaup, 1829
The tooth is bilophodont, typically the family Deinotheriidae.