Definition of Mammut americanum
1. Noun. Mastodon of North America; in some classifications considered a mammoth rather than a mastodon.
Group relationships: Genus Mammut, Genus Mastodon, Mammut
Generic synonyms: Mastodon, Mastodont
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammut Americanum
Literary usage of Mammut americanum
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1. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1915)
"The restored forms, in order from front to rear, are the mastodon (Mammut americanum), giant ground sloth (Mylodon), ancient ox or bison ..."
2. Reports and Papers by Iowa Geological Survey (1914)
"Mammut americanum, skeleton restored 332 105. Mammut americanum, side view of skull 333 106. Mammut americanum, section of last molar 338 107. ..."
3. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1906)
"... the measurements have been made and folds counted near the middle of the tooth. Genus MAMMUT Blumenbach. Mammut americanum (Kerr) THE AMERICAN MASTODON. ..."
4. An Introduction to the Study of Fossils (plants and Animals) by Hervey Woodburn Shimer (1914)
"In North America the most conspicuous and abundant species during the Pleistocene (Fig. 170) were (a) the American mastodon (Mammut americanum) ranging from ..."