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Procamelus Leidy 1858 (camel)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42549

Synonym: Homocamelus Leidy 1869 (taxon 47078)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1858. Notice of Remains of Extinct Vertebrata, from the Valley of the Niobrara River, Collected during the Exploring Expedition of 1857, in Nebraska, under the Command of Lieut. G. K. Warren, U. S. Top. Eng., by Dr. F. V. Hayden, Geologist to the Expedition. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10:15-89

Parent taxon: Camelini according to S. R. May 2019

Sister taxa: Camelus, Gigantocamelus, Megacamelus, Megatylopus, Paracamelus, Titanotylopus

Subtaxa: Procamelus coconiensis, Procamelus coconinensis, Procamelus grandis, Procamelus leptocolon, Procamelus leptognathus, Procamelus minor, Procamelus occidentalis

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Type: Procamelus occidentalis

Ecology: scansorial browser