The genus Elephas, belongs to the family of elephants, elephantidae, and was named by Linnaeus 1758.

Genus and species

  • Elephas - (genus)
    • Elephas antiquus - (species, extinct +).
      • Elephas antiquus falconeri, Tilo island dwarf elephant. -(subspecies, extinct +)
    • Elephas maximus, the modern Asian elephant. (living species)
    • Elephas melitensis Malta dwarf elephant - (species, extinct +).
    • Elephas namadicus - (species, extinct +).
    • Elephas planifrons - (species, extinct +).

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