Procamelus grandis Gregory 1939 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Synonym: Procamelus dakotensis Green 1956

Full reference: J. T. Gregory. 1939. Two New Camels from the Late Lower Pliocene of South Dakota. Journal of Mammalogy 20(3):366-368

Belongs to Procamelus according to S. R. May 2019

See also Green 1956, Gregory 1939, Honey et al. 1998 and Webb 1969

Sister taxa: Procamelus coconiensis, Procamelus coconinensis, Procamelus leptocolon, Procamelus leptognathus, Procamelus minor, Procamelus occidentalis

Type specimens:

  • Procamelus grandis: UCMP 32864, a skull (skull and lower jaws)
  • Procamelus dakotensis: Its type locality is Wolf Creek (SDSM V-527), which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Miocene of El Salvador (1), Honduras (2), United States (39: California, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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