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    American Mastodon


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    • At the time of finding the root structure of this specimen was soft and quite brittle. The root of the tooth was stabilized with the addition of butvar. 

    Taxonomy

    American Mastodon

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Mammalia
    Order: Proboscidea
    Family: Mammutidae
    Genus: Mammut
    Species: M. americanum

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Quaternary
    Epoch: Pleistocene

    Stratigraphy

    Pleistocene sediments

    Provenance

    Collector: R. Trone
    Date Collected: 01/20/2013
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Location

    Greens Mill Run
    Pitt
    North Carolina
    United States

    Comments

    At the time of finding the root structure of this specimen was soft and quite brittle. The root of the tooth was stabilized with the addition of butvar. 

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