Vicugna Lesson 1842 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Alternative spelling: Lama (Vicugna)

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

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Carroll 1988, Menegaz et al. 1989 and Stanley et al. 1994

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

Subtaxa: Lama (Vicugna) gracilis Vicugna vicugna

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution: found only at Centinela del Mar (Quaternary of Argentina)

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