Mammuthus columbi


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Noun1.Mammuthus columbi - a variety of mammothMammuthus columbi - a variety of mammoth      
mammoth - any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks
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The bones are believed to belong to the Mammuthus columbi species, an extinct mammoth similar to an elephant.
LDA and the late John Lance returned to the locality and collected the mandible of Mammuthus columbi (Agenbroad, 1967).
The discoveries, a large Columbian Mammoth, known scientifically as a Mammuthus columbi, and a Tyrannosaurus rex, have helped to push the already respected museum into an important stop for both amateur and professional paleontologists and geologists.
But Jensen can be certain it belongs to a Mammuthus columbi because he had it examined by experts earlier this year, namely the director of the state museum of paleontology, Bill Orr.
Mammuthus columbi, the Columbian mammoth, was restricted to southern North America, where it apparently was very abundant, particularly in Florida.
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.
micropus), Mammuthus columbi, Equus, Camelops, and Bison.
The quarry lies within the Satilla Formation and borders the Brunswick Canal, presenting the possibility that this new material could be considered topotypes for Mammuthus columbi.
Agenbroad 1984) have used the name Mammuthus columbi (a name often associated with more southern forms of Mammuthus) for Michigan specimens.