|Named By:||C. W. Andrews & H. J. L. Beadnell in 1902|
|Time Period:||Late Eocene-Early Oligocene~37-30 Ma|
|Location:||Egypt - Gebel Qatrani Formation. Ethiopia. Libya|
|Size:||Up to 2.5 meters high at the shoulder|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Proboscidea | Phiomiidae ||
Phiomia is an extinct genus of basal proboscid that lived in what is now Northern Africa during the Late Eocene to Early Oligocene some 37-30 million years ago. "Phiomia serridens" means "saw-toothed animal of Faiyum".