Mammutidae


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Related to Mammutidae: Gomphotheriidae
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Noun1.Mammutidae - extinct family: mastodonsMammutidae - extinct family: mastodons    
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Proboscidea, Proboscidea - an order of animals including elephants and mammoths
genus Mammut, genus Mastodon, Mammut - extinct type genus of the Mammutidae: mastodons
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They analyzed 35 different families, such as Bovidae (bison, sheep, antelopes); Cricetidae (rats, mice, hamsters, voles); Equidae (horses, donkeys); Ursidae (bears); Mammutidae (mammoths); and Leporidae (rabbits and hares).
The family tree illustrates how mastodons sprit off, forming the Mammutidae family--now extinct--while mammoths and elephants are part of the Elephantidae family.