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Miolabis (Paratylopus)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Protomeryx halli Leidy p. 164 figs. not figured
1857Protomeryx halli Leidy p. 89
1874Poebrotherium hallii Cope p. 23
1902Protomeryx halli Hay p. 676
1904Miolabis (Paratylopus) Matthew p. 211
1909Paratylopus Matthew
1921Paratylopus Lull p. 394
1940Paratylopus Scott p. 611
1940Paratylopus White p. 622
1945Paratylopus Simpson p. 150
1988Paratylopus Carroll
1996Paratylopus Prothero p. 622
1998Paratylopus Honey et al. p. 441

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
suborderTylopoda()
superfamilyCameloidea
familyCamelidae
subfamilyMiolabinae
genusMiolabis
subgenusParatylopus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. E. White 1940Medium-sized camels (Ml-3 length = 37-41 mm) with brachydont teeth, reduced premolars, and large skulls relative to their tooth size. Otherwise, skull and skeletal proportions remain primitive. Distinguished from Poebrotherium by larger size and reduced premolars. Distinguished from Paralabis by its smaller size, and slightly reduced premolars. Distinguished from other Whitneyan-Arikareean camels by its brachydont teeth, which are relatively small for their skull size.
D. R. Prothero 1996Medium-sized camels (M1-3 length = 37-41 mm) with brachydont teeth, reduced premolars, and large skulls relative to their tooth size. Otherwise, skull and skeletal proportions remain primitive. Distinguished from Poebrotherium by larger size and reduced premolars. Distinguished from Paralabis by its smaller size, and slightly reduced premolars. Distinguished from other Whitneyan- Arikareean camels by its brachydont teeth, which are relatively small for their skull size.