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Noun1.Elephas - type genus of the family ElephantidaeElephas - type genus of the family Elephantidae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Elephas maximus, Indian elephant - Asian elephant having smaller ears and tusks primarily in the male
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But presently I guessed the identity of the mighty creature as Elephas africanus, or, as the ancients commonly described it, African elephant.
Unos anos despues, cuando ya estaba hacia el final de su carrera, en una salida de campo que habia hecho a la Estacion de Biologia Tropical de "Los Tuxtlas"-UNAM, habia tenido la oportunidad de colectar una pareja de Megasoma elephas (Fabricius, 1775), misma que llevo a su casa en donde acondiciono un terrario para colocar aquellos hermosos ejemplares e idealmente lograr que se reprodujeran.
Conservation efforts in Nepal have been focused on flagship species, such as Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris), Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) and Greater One-horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis).
caprae infection, a species of the MTBC, was diagnosed in a captive Borneo elephant (Elephas maximus borneensiS) that was brought directly from Borneo island after being orphaned.
The Pinjor Formation (Pleistocene) yielded the geologically youngest fauna of the Siwaliks, including Proamphibos, Bubalus, Boselaphus, Indoredunca, Axis, Elephas, Stegodon, Rhinoceros, Sivatherium and Equus (Colbert, 1935; Akhtar, 1992; Nanda, 2002; Basu, 2004; Ghaffar et al., 2012, 2017).
Asian elephants -- Elephas maximus -- used to roam across most of Asia, but are today restricted to 15 percent of their original range.
2008: Feeding ecology of two endangered sympatric megaherbivores: Asian elephant Elephas maximus and greater one-horned rhinoceros Rhinoceros unicornis in lowland Nepal.
Phylogeography of the European spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas): influence of current oceanographical features and historical processes.
It has been identified in the Near East during Prehistory, and, despite some authors thinking it was artificially introduced during the ii millennium bc (Miller, 1986: 38; Cakirlar and Ikram, 2016: 168), the appearance of fossil remains of Elephas maximus and its predecessor Elephas hysudrieus in the Near East, as well as the presence of ideal ecological conditions for an elephant community (Pfalzner, 2016: 160) supports the autochthonous origin of Asian elephant ivory found in this area (Lister et al., 2013: 1-10).
More difficult it is to even imagine the Elephas beyeri, an extinct type of dwarf elephant whose remains were found on Cabarruyan Island before the war and, when classified, was named in honor of the pioneering prehistorian of the Philippines, H.