|Named By:||Charles William Andrews in 1901|
|Time Period:||Late Eocene|
|Size:||70 centimeters high at the shoulder|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Proboscidea | Moeritheriidae ||
Moeritherium ('the beast from Lake Moeris') is an extinct genus of primitive proboscideans. These prehistoric mammals are related to the elephant and, more distantly, the sea cow. They lived during the Eocene epoch.