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meaning: "Roof nipple tooth"
Named By: Pohlig in 1912
Time Period: Pliocene-Late Pleistocene~4.9-0.03 Ma
Location: North and South America
Size: Up to 2.8 meters high at the shoulder, tusks can be up to 3.5 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Proboscidea | Gomphotheriidae |
Also known as: | Mastodon successor | Stegomastodon arizonae | Stegomastodon texanus | Stegomastodon rexroadensis |

Stegomastodon ('roof breast tooth') is an extinct genus of gomphothere, a family of proboscideans. It is not to be confused with the genus Mammut from a different proboscidean family, whose members are commonly called "mastodons", nor with the genus Stegodon, from yet another proboscidean subfamily, whose members are commonly called "stegodonts". The Stegomastodon was one of the smaller species through the genus. It ranged through North and possibly South America.

Read more about Stegomastodon at Wikipedia
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