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Taxon profile

family

camels
Camelidae Gray, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  suborder Tylopoda - camels and llamas

Temporal range:Tertiary > Paleogene > Eocene > Upper Eocene – recent

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Images

Camelus dromedarius - Dromedary Camel

Camelus dromedarius - Dromedary Camel

Author: Petr Pivoňka

Lama guanicoe - Guanaco

Lama guanicoe - Guanaco

Author: McMammal

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subfamily Aepycamelinae Webb, 1965
subfamily Camelinae Gray, 1821
subfamily Floridatragulinae Maglio, 1966
subfamily Miolabinae Hay, 1902
subfamily Protolabinae Zittel, 1893
subfamily Stenomylinae Matthew, 1910
genus Palauchenia Owen, 1869
genus Poebrodon Gazin, 1955
genus Poebrotherium Leidy, 1847
Tertiary: Upper Eocene – Rupelian

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [0028e366-6e1b-4334-ab2b-dfeca66294bb]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Camelidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Camelidae]

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Explanations

extinct taxon