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meaning: "Flat spear tusk"
Named By: Borissiak in 1928
Time Period: Miocene, 15-10 Ma
Location: Africa, Eurasia and North America
Size: About 3 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Several individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Proboscidea | Gomphotheriidae |
Also known as: | Amebelodon loomisi | Torynobelodon barnumbrowni | Torynobelodon loomisi |

Platybelodon ("flat-spear tusk") was a genus of large herbivorous mammal related to the elephant (order Proboscidea). It lived during the late Miocene Epoch in Asia and the Caucasus.

Read more about Platybelodon at Wikipedia
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