Gomphotheriinae

Gomphotheriinae

[‚gäm·fō·thə′rī·ə‚nē]
(paleontology)
A subfamily of extinct elephantoid proboscideans in the family Gomphotheriidae containing species with long jaws and bunomastodont teeth.
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