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Class Mammalia
Order Artiodactyla
Suborder Tylopoda
Family Camelidae

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Megatylopus cochrani—Cochran's CamelRegional Pleistocene distribution of Megatylopus cochrani

According to Kurtén and Anderson (1980), the ancestor to Camelops likely was within this genus.

Sites.

Late Blancan: San Simon Fauna (Morgan and White 2005: ?).

Literature.

Kurtén and Anderson 1980; Morgan and White 2005.

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Palaeolama sp.—Ancient LlamaRegional Pleistocene distribution of Paleolama

Palaeolama "is characterized by a large, double-rooted P3 and weak 'llama buttresses' on the lower molars and is distinguished from Hemiauchenia by its complex P4 (with multiple fossetids), low-crowned cheek teeth, and stocky limbs" (Kurtén and Anderson 1980:308).

Sites.

Late Blancan: La Union (Morgan and Lucas 2003).

Late Blancan/Irvingtonian: Anza-Borrego (Webb et al. 2006).

Irvingtonian: El Golfo (Croxen et al. 2007).

?Late Irvingtonian/Rancholabrean: Emery Borrow Pit (Jefferson 1991b).

Literature. Croxen et al. 2007; Kurtén and Anderson 1980; Morgan and Lucas 2003.

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Last Update: 6 Apr 2014