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LC control 85082008
LC classificationQE882.P8
Topical headingMastodons
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See alsoMammutidae
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Found inMcKenna, M.C. Classification of mammals above the species level, 1997: p. 500 (Mammut, Mastodon, Mastodons)
Britannica Micro. (mastodon, any of several extinct elephantine mammals (Family Mastodontidae, genus Mastodon [also called Mammut]) that first appeared in the early Miocene and continued in various forms through the Pleistocene Epoch. Mastodons were shorter than modern elephants but were heavily built.)