Oxydactylus Peterson 1904 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1904. Osteology of Oxydactylus. A New Genus of Camels From the Loup Fork Of Nebraska, with Descriptions of Two New Species. Annals of Carnegie Museum 2(3):434-475

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

See also Carroll 1988, Peterson 1904, Simpson 1945 and Webb 1965

Sister taxa: Aepycamelinae, Altomeryx, Aucheniina, Australocamelus, Camelina, Camelinae, Floridatragulinae, Gentilicamelus, Gomphotherium, Matthewlabis, Merycotheriina, Miolabinae, Nothokemas, Nothokematinae, Palauchenia, Paratylopus, Poebrodon, Poebrotheriinae, Poebrotherium, Priscocamelus, Protolabinae, Protomeryx, Stenomylinae, Stilauchenia

Subtaxa: Gomphotherium serus Oxydactylus benedentatus Oxydactylus campestris Oxydactylus lacota Oxydactylus longipes Oxydactylus lulli Oxydactylus wyomingensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Mexico (2 collections), United States (8: Florida, Idaho, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (10: Florida, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (2: South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (3: Florida, South Dakota)

Total: 25 collections including 28 occurrences

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