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Pliauchenia Cope 1875 (camel)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42545

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, June 8th and 15th, 1875. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (separate) 1-8

Parent taxon: Lamini according to J. G. Honey et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Aepycamelus, Alforjas, Blancocamelus, Camelops, Eulamaops, Hemiauchenia, Lama, Palaeolama, Pleiolama, Tanupolama parvus, Vicugna

Subtaxa: Pliauchenia (Megatylopus), Pliauchenia humphreysiana, Pliauchenia magnifontis, Pliauchenia minima, Pliauchenia raki, Pliauchenia vulcanorum

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