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    Columbian Mammoth


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    • Isolated, essentially intact molar tooth (missing tiny portion of root at rear of specimen).  Note the relatively small number of enamel plates (7 to 8 in a 100mm line) compared with the Woollly Mammoth (M. primigenius).

    Taxonomy

    Columbian Mammoth

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Mammalia
    Order: Proboscidea
    Family: Elephantidae
    Genus: Mammuthus
    Species: M. columbi
    Author Citation Falconer, 1857

    Geological Time Scale

    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Quaternary
    Epoch: Pleistocene
    International Age: Sangamon interglacial

    Stratigraphy

    Pleistocene sediments

    Provenance

    Collector: Joe Gallo
    Date Collected: 06/04/1983
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 16.7cm
    Width: 7.5cm
    Height: 12.6cm

    Location

    Trinity River T-2 Terrace
    Dallas
    Texas
    United States

    Comments

    Isolated, essentially intact molar tooth (missing tiny portion of root at rear of specimen).  Note the relatively small number of enamel plates (7 to 8 in a 100mm line) compared with the Woollly Mammoth (M. primigenius).

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