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Loxodonta Anonymous, 1827
Loxodonta Anonymous, 1827; Zool. J., 3: Zool. J., 3: 140, TS: Elephas capensis Cuvier
Loxodonte Cuvier, 1825; in Geoffroy & Cuvier, Hist. Nat. Mamm. 3 (52): 2 (unacceptable, ICZN)
Loxodonta Cuvier, 1827; (unacceptable, ICZN), TS: Elephas capensis Cuvier

Loxodonta africanus (Blumenbach, 1797)
Africa (savanna and forest zones). See [About maps] African Elephant
Elephas africanus Blumenbach, 1797; Hand. Hilfsb. Nat., 5th ed.: 125, TL: S.Africa, Orange River
Elephas capensis Cuvier
Loxodonta africanus ; [MPR, 191]
L. a. cyclotis (Matschie, 1900)
W.Africa africanus cyclotis (Matschie, 1900); , TL: Cameroon
Loxodonta africanus cyclotis ; [MPR, 191]

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Corbet, 1978; The Mammals of the Palearctic Region: a taxonomic review

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