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Mammuthus meridionalis
Named By: Nesti in 1825
Time Period: 2.5-1.5 Ma Pleistocene
Location: Eurasia
Size: 4 meters high at the shoulder
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Proboscidea | Elephantidae | Mammuthus |
Also known as: | Archidiskodon meridionalis | Mammuthus gromovi | Mammuthus meridionalis vestinus | Mammuthus meridionalis voigtstedtensis |

Mammuthus meridionalis, or the southern mammoth, is an extinct species of mammoth endemic to Europe and Central Asia from the Gelasian stage of the Early Pleistocene, living from 2.5-1.5 mya.

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