Classification Poster

The Asian Elephant

Taxonomy of the Asian Elephant

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Proboscidea
  • Family: Elephantidae
  • Genus: Elephas
  • Species: elephas maximus

The name

The common name of the Elephas Maximus is the Asian Elephant.

A fun fact

The average life span of an Asian Elephant is around 48 years. They can weigh up to 6,000 pounds.

Written by Eden Campbell

Mr. Holmes 6th period class