Camelus grattardi Geraads 2014 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Full reference: D. Geraads. 2014. Camelus grattardi, sp. nov., a New Camel from the Shungura Formation, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, and the Relationships of African Fossil Camelidae (Mammalia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(6):1481-1485

Belongs to Camelus according to D. Geraads 2014

Sister taxa: Camelus antiquus, Camelus bactrianus, Camelus dromedarius, Camelus sivalensis, Camelus thomasi

Type specimen: Omo 75S-70–956, a maxilla (maxilla fragment with heavily worn P4–M2). Its type locality is Omo - O.75s, which is in the Gelasian of sandstone the Shungura Formation Ethiopia.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution: found only at Omo - O.75s

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