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Mammuthus meridionalis tooth

Mammuthus meridionalis tooth
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth
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Mammuthus meridionalis (formerly known: Archidiscodon meridionalis) tooth fragment. The tooth has surfaced in Hungary, Pest County in december 2016, during gravel mining. Against sputtering, chemical weathering with PVB (Movital) is preserved. The tooth dimensions: length: 67 mm, height: 75 mm, width: 68 mm. The tooth most likely be Mammuthus meridionalis. Age: older than 550 thousand years. The weight of the remain is about 348 grams + packing.

"(Archidiscodon) Mammuthus meridionalis: Measurements: 3.5-3.8 m Geological age: Lower Pleistocene,  2 500 000-550 000 years ago. Geographic spread: Europe (Western and Southern Europe)

This kind of elephant is called "southern elephant". It arrived with Pleistocene period in Europe's mammals faune, so even it could be the symbol of that era begins. It represents the first real elephant. This looks of ancient elephant reminds to the Indian elephant living.

Its back line was almost straight, only slightly curved, while the living African elephant steeply slopes from the front shoulder belts.

The giant males tusks have at the base slightly outwards and horizontally at the same time in the form of lute inclined towards the center. The females tusks were much smaller, they are not bent upwards, not twisted inward. The Archidiscodon Meridionalis was a resident of Savannah, but lived in a sparse scrub lands, forests also; Specifically called steppe grasslands was not inhabited.

 

  • Size: 67 mm x 75 mm x 68 mm.
    Weight: 348 grams
    Site: Hungary, Pest county
    Age between 600 000 to 2.5 million years.

  • Stock
    In stock
    Article No.
    457863
    Weight
    348 g/pc
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