†subfamily Protolabinae Zittel 1893 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Parent taxon: Camelidae according to J. G. Honey et al. 1998

See also Honey 2007, Pagnac 2005 and Simpson 1945

Sister taxa: Aepycamelinae, Altomeryx, Auchenia, Aucheniina, Australocamelus, Camelina, Camelinae, Floridatragulinae, Gentilicamelus, Gomphotherium, Gomphotherium serus, Matthewlabis, Merycotheriina, Miolabinae, Nothokemas, Nothokematinae, Oxydactylus, Palauchenia, Paratylopus, Poebrodon, Poebrotheriinae, Poebrotherium, Priscocamelus, Protomeryx, Stenomylinae, Stilauchenia

Subtaxa: Michenia Protolabis Tanymykter

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (4: New Mexico collections)

• Miocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), Honduras (2), Mexico (1), United States (85: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (13: California, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (6: California, Oregon, Texas)

Total: 113 collections including 132 occurrences

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