Pliauchenia Cope 1875 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, June 8th and 15th, 1875. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (separate) 1-8

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

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Matthew and Cook 1909, Simpson 1945 and Webb 1965

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

Subtaxa: Pliauchenia (Megatylopus) Pliauchenia humphreysiana Pliauchenia magnifontis Pliauchenia minima Pliauchenia raki Pliauchenia vulcanorum

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Type: Pliauchenia humphreysiana

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser


• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nevada collection)

• Miocene of United States (7: California, Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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