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Palaeolama mirifica Simpson 1929 (stout-legged llama)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 49668

Alternative combination: Tanupolama mirifica

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1929. Pleistocene mammalian fauna of the Seminole Field, Pinellas County, Florida. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 56(8):561-599

Belongs to Palaeolama according to J. G. Honey et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Palaeolama aequatorialis, Palaeolama brevirostris, Palaeolama crassa, Palaeolama crequii, Palaeolama leptognata, Palaeolama major, Palaeolama promesolithica, Palaeolama reissi, Palaeolama weddeli

Type specimen: AMNH 23483, a set of teeth (m1-m3)

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Average measurements (in mm): M2 22.2 x 17.0, p3 11.5 x 5.8, p4 14.3 x 9.1, m1 17.6 x 14.6, m2 21.4 x 14.7, m3 33.0 x 14.0