Camelus Linnaeus 1758 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Camelini according to H. F. Stanley et al. 1994

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Carroll 1988, Gray 1825, Harris et al. 2010, Linnaeus 1758, Owen 1848, Simpson 1945 and Webb 1965

Sister taxa: Gigantocamelus, Megacamelus, Megatylopus, Paracamelus, Procamelus, Titanotylopus

Subtaxa: Camelus antiquus Camelus bactrianus Camelus dromedarius Camelus grattardi Camelus sivalensis Camelus thomasi

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), Egypt (3), Ethiopia (3), Israel (1), Kazakhstan (2), Morocco (1), Syria (2), Tajikistan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of India (1), Kenya (2), Malawi (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (3), Hungary (2), India (4), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (2), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (2), Tanzania (1), Ukraine (5)

Total: 39 collections including 41 occurrences

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