Palaeolama crassa 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

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

Type specimen: EPN V. 3026, a limb element. Its type locality is Río Chiche, which is in a Pleistocene lacustrine sandstone/tuff in Ecuador.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution: found only at Río Chiche

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