Mammut americanum

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Noun1.Mammut americanum - mastodon of North AmericaMammut americanum - mastodon of North America; in some classifications considered a mammoth rather than a mastodon
genus Mammut, genus Mastodon, Mammut - extinct type genus of the Mammutidae: mastodons
mastodon, mastodont - extinct elephant-like mammal that flourished worldwide from Miocene through Pleistocene times; differ from mammoths in the form of the molar teeth
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Pilot studies to extract opal phytoliths from calculus on the molars of mammoth Mammuthus columbi and mastodon Mammut americanum from Kansas suggest that phytoliths may reveal major dietary constituents.
In 1989 the skeleton of an American mastodon, Mammut americanum, was unearthed in Newark, Ohio.
The small remaining portion of the long bone could be that of either Mammuthus imperator, Mammuthus columbi or Mammut americanum, but given the stratigraphic location, the remains are unlikely to be those of Mammuthus imperator.
Records of mastodons Mammut americanum have been published for only six localities in Arizona: Davidson Canyon, Pima County (MacDougal, 1908); Greenbush Draw, Cochise County (Haury et al.
The new evidence with which these issues are being addressed (Fisher 1984a, b) is at present limited to late-glacial occurrences of Mammut americanum, the most frequently reported element of our fauna, but extension of this work is anticipated to incorporate other times and taxa as well.
Ratios between least circumference and length of femora for a sample of Mammut americanum from Boney Spring, Benton County, Missouri, were 0.
It is thought that the American Mastodont, Mammut americanum (Kerr), became extinct about 10,000 years ago (Meltzer and Mead 1983), soon after the major climactic shift to early postglacial conditions.