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Palaeolama mirifica (stout-legged llama)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Taxonomy
Tanupolama mirifica was named by Simpson (1929). Its type specimen is AMNH 23483, a set of teeth (m1-m3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Seminole Field, which is in a Pleistocene fluvial sandstone in Florida.

It was recombined as Palaeolama mirifica by Webb (1974), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Honey et al. (1998) and Hulbert and Pratt (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Tanupolama mirifica Simpson pp. 593-594 fig. 17A
1931Tanupolama mirifica Simpson
1965Tanupolama mirifica Webb p. 34
1966Tanupolama mirifica Slaughter p. 83
1974Palaeolama mirifica Webb
1980Palaeolama mirifica Kurten and Anderson p. 308
1998Palaeolama mirifica Honey et al.
1998Palaeolama mirifica Hulbert, Jr. and Pratt

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
tribeLaminiWebb 1965
genusPalaeolamaGervais 1869
speciesmirifica()

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