Protolabis heterodontus Cope 1874 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Alternative combination: Procamelus heterodontus

Synonym: Procamelus foxi Macdonald 1960

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1874. Report on the stratigraphy and Pliocene vertebrate paleontology of northern Colorado. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 1(1):9-22

Belongs to Protolabis according to J. G. Honey et al. 1998

See also Cope 1874, Cope 1876, Frick and Taylor 1971, Galbreath 1953, Hay 1902, Lewis 1968, Macdonald 1960, Matthew 1901, Matthew 1924 and Webb 1969

Sister taxa: Protolabis angustidens, Protolabis barstowensis, Protolabis coartatus, Protolabis gracilis, Protolabis inaequidens, Protolabis saxeus, Protolabis yavapaiensis

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Honduras (2 collections), United States (16: Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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