Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae
Full reference: C. Frick and B. E. Taylor. 1971. Michenia, a new protolabine (Mammalia, Camelidae) and a brief review of the early taxonomic history of the genus Protolabis.
American Museum Novitates 2444:1-24
Protolabinae according to J. G. Honey et al. 1998
Carroll 1988, Dingus 1990, Frick and Taylor 1971, Honey 2007 and Pagnac 2005
Sister taxa: , Protolabis Tanymykter
Subtaxa: Michenia agatensis Michenia deschutensis Michenia exilis Michenia mudhillsensis
Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser
• Miocene of Canada (2:
Saskatchewan collections), United States (18: California, Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska, New Mexico, Wyoming)
• Harrisonian of United States (8:
California, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas)
• Arikareean of United States (5:
California, Oregon, Texas)
Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence
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