Palaeolama aequatorialis Hoffstetter 1952 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Full reference: R. Hoffstetter. 1952. Les Mammiferes Pleistocenes de la Republique de L´Equateur. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France 66:1-391

Belongs to Palaeolama according to R. Hoffstetter 1952

See also Honey et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Palaeolama brevirostris, Palaeolama crassa, Palaeolama crequii, Palaeolama leptognata, Palaeolama major, Palaeolama mirifica, Palaeolama niedae, Palaeolama paradoxa, Palaeolama promesolithica, Palaeolama reissi, Palaeolama weddeli

Type specimen: EPN V. 3020, a mandible. Its type locality is La Carolina, which is in a Pleistocene/Pleistocene estuary/bay sandstone/tar in Ecuador.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at La Carolina

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