Pleiolama Webb and Meachen 2004 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Full reference: S. D. Webb and J. A. Meachen. 2004. On the Origin of Lamine Camelidae Including a New Genus From the Late Miocene of the High Plains. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 36(1):349-362

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

See also Hulbert and Whitmore 2006

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

Subtaxa: Pleiolama mckennai Pleiolama vera

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Type: Pleiolama mckennai

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Mexico (2 collections)

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1), Mexico (3), United States (24: Alabama, Arizona, California, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Miocene of United States (6: Nebraska, Nevada)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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