Lama Cuvier 1800 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Synonym: Auchenia Illiger 1811

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

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Carroll 1988, Gray 1825, Simpson 1945, Stanley et al. 1994 and Webb 1965

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

Subtaxa: Auchenia californica Auchenia cordubensis Auchenia ensenadensis Auchenia injanensis Auchenia mesolithica Lama (Lama) Lama castelnaudi Lama glama Lama gracilis Lama guanicoe Lama intermedia Lama mesolithica Lama pacos

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (34 collections), Bolivia (5), Brazil (4), Chile (7), Peru (2)

Total: 52 collections including 59 occurrences

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