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Proboscidea

noun
1.
In some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants.  Synonym: genus Proboscidea.
2.
An order of animals including elephants and mammoths.  Synonym: order Proboscidea.



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... an example from among the Vertebrates, Deperet has shown (loc. cit., pp. 184-9), that the European Proboscidea, belonging to the three different types of the Elephants, Mastodons and Dinotheria, have evolved since the Oligocene epoch along five distinct but continuous lines. The Dinotherian stock is represented at the beginning ...
— Form and Function - A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology • E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell



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