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Procamelus coconinensis Hay 1921 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 296855

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1921. Descriptions of species of Pleistocene Vertebrata, types or specimens of most of which are preserved in the United States National Museum. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 59:599-642

Belongs to Procamelus according to O. P. Hay 1921

Sister taxa: Procamelus coconiensis, Procamelus grandis, Procamelus leptocolon, Procamelus leptognathus, Procamelus minor, Procamelus occidentalis, Procamelus virginiensis

Type specimen: USNM 10154, a tooth. Its type locality is Anita, which is in a Blancan/Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in Arizona.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore