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Poebrotherium wilsoni

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Poebrotherium wilsoni Leidy p. 324
1853Poebrotherium wilsoni Leidy
1857Poebrotherium wilsoni Leidy p. 89
1908Poebrotherium wilsoni Lambe
1917Poebrotherium andersoni Troxell
1940Poebrotherium wilsoni Scott p. 641
1967Poebrotherium andersoni Clark and Beerbower
1996Poebrotherium wilsoni Prothero p. 617 figs. Figure 4, Tables 2, 3, 5
1998Poebrotherium wilsoni 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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
suborderTylopoda()
superfamilyCameloidea
familyCamelidae
genusPoebrotherium
specieswilsoni

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
D. R. Prothero 1996Medium to small camels (length of Ml-3 = 30-37 mm), with a long diastema between Pl/1 and P2/2, and between the canine and P l / 1 . 13 enlarged. Lower incisors closely appressed in a fanlike arrangement. Lower canine larger, particularly in males. The m3 hypoconulid usually basined. Skeleton with relatively long and slender limbs, and short, arched back. Metapodials relatively shorter than in P. eximium.