Gigantocamelus Barbour and Schultz 1939 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Full reference: E. H. Barbour and C. B. Schultz. 1939. A new giant camel, Gigantocamelus fricki, gen. et sp. nov. Bulletin of the Nebraska State Museum 2(2):17-27

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

See also Barbour and Schultz 1939, Dalquest 1992, Harrison 1985, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Simpson 1945 and Webb 1965

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

Subtaxa: Gigantocamelus spatulus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (4: Idaho, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma collections)

• Blancan of United States (32: Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 36 collections each including a single occurrence

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