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Eschatius conidens Cope 1884 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46328

Alternative combination: Camelops conidens

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1884. The extinct Mammalia of the Valley of Mexico. Paleontological Bulletin 39:1-21

Belongs to Camelops according to O. Mooser and W. W. Dalquest 1975

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tequixquiac, which is in a Pliocene terrestrial horizon in Mexico

Ecology: scansorial insectivore