Protolabis yavapaiensis Honey and Taylor 1978 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Alternative combination: Michenia yavapaiensis

Full reference: J. G. Honey and B. E. Taylor. 1978. A generic revision of the Protolabidini (Mammalia, Camelidae), with a description of two new protolabidines. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 161(3):367-426

Belongs to Protolabis according to J. G. Honey 2007

See also Honey et al. 1998 and Honey and Taylor 1978

Sister taxa: Protolabis angustidens, Protolabis barstowensis, Protolabis coartatus, Protolabis gracilis, Protolabis heterodontus, Protolabis inaequidens, Protolabis saxeus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Milk Creek Quarry, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Milk Creek Formation of Arizona

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser


• Hemphillian of United States (4: New Mexico collections)

• Miocene of United States (11: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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