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n. - An order of animals including elephants and mammoths; In some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants.

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  • This is known as the Proboscidea Datum Event as, obviously, it’s the point when African proboscidean groups make their first appearance in Eurasia.
  • This is clearly exemplified in the case of the Proboscidea, and many other examples could be quoted.
  • I have always thought that their genus name, Proboscidea, is much more appropriate than "devil's claw".
  • Proboscidea: A monograph of the discovery, evolution, migration and extinction of the mastodonts and elephants of the world, by Henry Fairfield Osborn for more
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