|Named By:||Henry Fairfield Osborn in 1923|
|Time Period:||Pliocene-Holocene (Blancan-Rancholabrean (NALMA) & Montehermosan-Lujanian (SALMA)~4.9-0.0134 Ma|
|Location:||North and South America|
|Size:||2.7 meters tall at the shoulder|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Proboscidea | Gomphotheriidae ||
|Also known as:||| Cordillerion | Cuvieronius hyodon | Cuvieronius tarijensis | Mastodon andium | Mastodon humboldtii | Mastodon bolivianus ||
Cuvieronius is an extinct New World genus of gomphothere and is named after the French naturalist Georges Cuvier. Alive, species stood, on average, about 2.3 metres (7.5 ft) tall at the shoulder, weighed about 3.5 tonnes (3.4 long tons; 3.9 short tons) and would have superficially resembled modern elephants with spiral-shaped tusks.