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Woolly Mammoth
Mammuthus primigenius (Blumenbach, 1799)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Proboscidea - elephants »  family Elephantidae - elephants »  genus Mammuthus

Scientific synonyms

Elephas primigenius Blumenbach, 1799

Other names

= Tundra Mammoth

Temporal range:Quaternary > Pleistocene > ChibanianHolocene

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Images

Mammuthus primigenius - Woolly Mammoth

Author: Libor Prudký

Mammuthus primigenius - Woolly Mammoth

Author: Libor Prudký

Mammuthus primigenius - Woolly Mammoth

Author: Libor Prudký

Mammuthus primigenius - Woolly Mammoth

stolička

Author: Milan Kořínek

skull

Mammuthus primigenius - Woolly Mammoth

Author: Jan Richtr

skeleton

Mammuthus primigenius - Woolly Mammoth

Author: Jan Richtr

Mammuthus primigenius - Woolly Mammoth

Author: Jan Richtr

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Paleontology

Žil před 150 000 - 10 000 lety, zakrslá forma z Wrangelova ostrova vymizela až před 3700 lety. V Evropě vyhynul před 21 000 - 14 000 lety, kdy byly datovány nálezy z Velké Británie, na Sibiři ještě přežívali do doby před 10 000 lety.

Distribution

Sever Severní Ameriky a severní Eurasie

Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Mammuthus primigenius primigenius (Blumenbach, 1799)
subspecies Mammuthus primigenius wrangeliensis Garutt, Averianov & Vartanyan, 1993

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Explanations

extinct taxon

species extinct in area described by check-list