Protolabis Cope 1876 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1876. On a New Genus of Camelidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 28:144-147

Parent taxon: Protolabinae according to S. R. May 2019

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Honey 2007, Honey et al. 1998, Simpson 1945 and Webb 1965

Sister taxa: Michenia, Tanymykter

Subtaxa: Protolabis angustidens Protolabis barstowensis Protolabis coartatus Protolabis gracilis Protolabis heterodontus Protolabis inaequidens Protolabis saxeus Protolabis yavapaiensis

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Type: Procamelus heterodontus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (4: New Mexico collections)

• Miocene of Honduras (2), Mexico (1), United States (74: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (1: California)

Total: 82 collections including 88 occurrences

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