Alforjas Harrison 1979 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Full reference: J. A. Harrison. 1979. Revision of the Camelinae (Artiodactyla, Tylopoda) and description of the new genus Alforjas. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 95(4):1-28

Parent taxon: Lamini according to S. D. Webb and J. A. Meachen 2004

See also Carroll 1988, Harrison 1979 and Honey et al. 1998

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

Subtaxa: Alforjas taylori

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Type: Alforjas taylori

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of Mexico (2 collections), United States (16: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Miocene of United States (3: Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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