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Procamelus minor Leidy 1886 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50706

Alternative combination: Auchenia minor

Synonym: Pliauchenia media Cope 1892 (taxon 50499)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1886. Mastodon and Llama from Florida. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 38:11-12

Belongs to Procamelus according to G. M. Allen 1926

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

Type specimens:

  • Procamelus minor: Its type locality is Mixson's Bone Bed, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Alachua Formation of Florida
  • Pliauchenia media:

Ecology: scansorial insectivore