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Camelus dromedarius Linnaeus 1758 (camel)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 104240

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Camelus according to H. F. Stanley et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Camelus antiquus, Camelus bactrianus, Camelus grattardi, Camelus sivalensis, Camelus thomasi

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 470.0, femur diameter 39.4, humerus length 380.0, humerus diameter 43.4, scapula 400.0 x 270.0, tibia length 430.0, tibia diameter 32.4, ulna length 550.0

Estimated body mass: 263.6 kg based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length