Aepycamelus Macdonald 1956 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Synonym: Alticamelus Matthew 1901

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1956. A new Clarendonian mammalian fauna from the Truckee Formation of western Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 30(1):186-202

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

See also Carroll 1988, Macdonald 1956, Patton 1969, Rich 1981, Simpson 1945 and Webb 1965

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

Subtaxa: Aepycamelus alexandrae Aepycamelus bradyi Aepycamelus elrodi Aepycamelus giraffinus Aepycamelus major Aepycamelus priscus Aepycamelus procerus Aepycamelus robustus Aepycamelus stocki Alticamelus altus

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Type: Alticamelus giraffinus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (8: Florida, Indiana, Oklahoma collections)

• Miocene of United States (76: California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 84 collections each including a single occurrence

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