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Paracamelus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Taxonomy
Paracamelus was named by Schlosser (1903). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Camelidae by Carroll (1988); and to Camelini by Webb (1965) and Harris et al. (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Paracamelus Schlosser
1932Paracamelus arenicola Reed and Longnecker
1965Paracamelus Webb p. 44
1988Paracamelus Carroll
2010Paracamelus Harris et al. p. 824

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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
subfamilyCamelinaeGray 1821
tribeCameliniGray 1821
genusParacamelusSchlosser 1903

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Diet 2: browserf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-31 16:42:02
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Miocene to the top of the Early/Lower Pleistocene or 11.60800 to 0.78100 Ma

Collections (25 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Nevada) P. sp. (182562)
Late/Upper Miocene - Pliocene11.608 - 2.588Chad P. sp. (24181)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Spain P. sp. (40758)
MN 137.246 - 4.9Turkey P. agguirrei (78568)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Kazakhstan P. sp. (76289)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Bulgaria (Yambol) P. sp. (184410)
Ruscinian5.333 - 3.2China (Shanxi) P. sp. (42273)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Russian Federation (Rostovskaya Oblast') P. alutensis, P. gigas (39409)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Romania (Moldova) P. bessarabiensis (39622)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Tajikistan P. praebactrianus (34444) P. sp. (34395 34396)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Kazakhstan Gigantocamelus longipes (34437 34441)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Ukraine (Odessa) P. sp. (76502)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Tajikistan (Zulfi) P. sp. (34434)
MN 154.2 - 3.2Moldova P. alexejevi (50916 50920 50921 50940 50942)
MN 15 - MN 164.2 - 2.588Ukraine P. alexejevi (50943)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Romania P. alutensis (39869)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Turkey P. sp. (39321)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Tajikistan P. gigas (34102)