Definition of Stegodons
1. stegodon [n] - See also: stegodon
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Literary usage of Stegodons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology by James Samuelson, William Crookes (1865)
"Dr. Falconer describes those species which illustrate the extinct English elephants, beginning with the stegodons ; and of our extinct forms he gives a full ..."
2. Quarterly Journal by Geological Society of London (1857)
"... section as in the stegodons, are much more elevated and compressed, so that when the teeth are sawn longitudinally and vertically, the ridges present ..."
3. Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1904)
"... wo meet with remains of a group of Proboscidea, the so-called stegodons or ridge-toothed elephants, which, in the structure of their cheek-teeth, ..."
4. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"... from Oji and the Hokkaido; impressions of plants of the same age from Mogi, Shiobara, and elsewhere; and the mammalian remains of the stegodons, ..."