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Camelops nitidus Hay 1921 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44809

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1921. Descriptions of some Pleistocene vertebrates found in the United States. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 58:83-146

Belongs to Camelops according to S. D. Webb 1965

Sister taxa: Camelops arctoamericanus, Camelops arenarum, Camelops hesternus, Camelops kansanus, Camelops maximus, Camelops minidokae, Camelops nevadanus, Camelops vacondae, Eschatius, Eschatius conidens, Megalomeryx niobrarensis

Type specimen: USNM 9111, a tooth (a lower first molar)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore