family Gomphotheriidae


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Noun1.family Gomphotheriidae - elephants extinct since the Pleistocene
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Proboscidea, Proboscidea - an order of animals including elephants and mammoths
genus Gomphotherium, Gomphotherium - type genus of the Gomphotheriidae
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Rhynchotheres referred to a genus (Rhynchotherium) within the Order Proboscidea, Family Gomphotheriidae, which inhabited North American from Late Hemphilian to Late Blancan-Early Pleistocene (Lambert, 1996; Pasenko, 2012).