Procamelus Leidy 1858 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Synonym: Homocamelus Leidy 1869

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1858. Notice of Remains of Extinct Vertebrata, from the Valley of the Niobrara River, Collected during the Exploring Expedition of 1857, in Nebraska, under the Command of Lieut. G. K. Warren, U. S. Top. Eng., by Dr. F. V. Hayden, Geologist to the Expedition. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10:15-89

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

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Cope 1874, Hay 1902, Honey et al. 1998, Leidy 1869, Leidy 1873, Simpson 1945, Voorhies 1990, Webb 1965 and Webb 1969

Sister taxa: Camelus, Gigantocamelus, Megacamelus, Megatylopus, Paracamelus, Titanotylopus

Subtaxa: Procamelus coconiensis Procamelus coconinensis Procamelus grandis Procamelus leptocolon Procamelus leptognathus Procamelus minor Procamelus occidentalis Procamelus virginiensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Hemphillian of United States (6: Florida, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma collections)

• Miocene of El Salvador (1), Honduras (2), Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (1), Ukraine (1), United States (81: California, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 93 collections including 94 occurrences

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