Stegodon

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Stegodon
Temporal range: Pliocene - Pleistocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Proboscidea
Family: Elephantidae
Subfamily: Stegodontinae
Genus: Stegodon
Falconer, 1847

Stegodon is a genus of the extinct subfamily Stegodontinae of the order Proboscidea. Stegodons lived in large parts of Asia during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs. Some Stegodon species were among the largest of all, with adults being 13 feet high at the shoulder, 26 feet long, not including 10 feet long nearly straight tusks.

There are twelve known species of Stegodon: