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Capricamelus gettyi Whistler and Webb 2005 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 96407

Full reference: D. P. Whistler and S. D. Webb. 2005. New goatlike camelid from the Late Pliocene of Tecopa Lake Basin, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 503:1-40

Belongs to Capricamelus according to D. P. Whistler and S. D. Webb 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: LACM 124002, a skeleton. Its type locality is Tecopa Lake Beds, which is in a Blancan lacustrine mudstone in the Tecopa Lake Beds Formation of California.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 35.6 x 18.6, p4 12.4 x 0.5, m1 29.5 x 11.6, m2 40.0 x 14.2, m3 47.2 x 25.7