what is the elephant’s scientific name?

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    Kingdom: Animalia

    Phylum: Chordata

    Subphylum: Vertebrata

    Class: Mammalia

    Superorder: Afrotheria

    Order: Proboscidea

    Family: Elephantidae

    Gray, 1821

    Genus: Elephas, Loxodonta

    for Elephas: Linnaeus, 1758; for Loxodonta: Anonymous, 1827; for Palaeoloxodon, taxonomic source not mentioned in Wikipedia article[1]

    Subgenus: Palaeoloxodon †, also considered genus

    Other species of elephants:

    Genus Elephas (Eurasian elephants)

    Species Elephas maximus (Asian elephant)

    Subspecies Elephas maximus indicus (Indian Elephant)

    Subspecies Elephas maximus maximus (Sri Lankan Elephant)

    Subspecies Elephas maximus sumatranus (Sumatran Elephant)

    Subspecies Elephas maximus borneensis (Borneo Elephant or Asian Pygmy Elephant)

    Subspecies Elephas maximus rubridens (Chinese Elephant) †

    Subspecies Elephas maximus asurus (Syrian Elephant) †

    Species Elephas beyeri †

    Species Elephas celebensis (Sulawesi Dwarf Elephant) †

    Species Elephas hysudricus †

    Species Elephas hysudrindicus (Javan Elephant) †

    Species Elephas iolensis †

    Species Elephas planifrons †

    Species Elephas platycephalus †

    Species Elephas recki †

    Subspecies Elephas recki atavus †

    Subspecies Elephas recki brumpti †

    Subspecies Elephas recki ileretensis †

    Subspecies Elephas recki illertensis †

    Subspecies Elephas recki recki †

    Subspecies Elephas recki shungurensis †

    Subgenus Palaeoloxodon †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) antiquus †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) tiliensis †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) creutzburgi †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) chaniensis †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) cypriotes (Cyprus Dwarf Elephant)†

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) ekorensis †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) falconeri (Sicilian Dwarf Elephant) †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) mnaidriensis †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) melitensis †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) namadicus †

    Species Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) naumanni (Naumann’s Dwarf Elephant) †

  • Scientific Name For Elephant

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    Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertabrata Class: Mammalia Order: Proboscidea Family: Elephantidae Species Loxodonta Loxodonta cyclotis Loxodonta africana Elephas Elephas maximus Elephas recki † Stegodon † Mammuthus †

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    THe following is the hierarchical classification of the elephants of the world, of which there are 3 species.

    The 3 species are:

    African Elephants: Loxodonta africana and Loxodonta cyclotis

    Asian Elephant: Elephas maximus

    Domain Eukarya

    Kingdom Animalia

    Phylum Chordata

    Class Mammalia

    Order Proboscidea

    Family Elephantidae

    Genera Loxodonta, Elephas

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