Hemiauchenia minima Leidy 1886 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Alternative combinations: Auchenia minimus, Procamelus minimus

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1886. Mastodon and Llama from Florida. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 38:11-12

Belongs to Hemiauchenia according to J. G. Honey et al. 1998

See also Hay 1902, Leidy 1886, Simpson 1930 and Webb et al. 1981

Sister taxa: Hemiauchenia edensis, Hemiauchenia gracilis, Hemiauchenia guanajuatensis, Hemiauchenia macrocephala, Hemiauchenia paradoxa, Auchenia vitakeriana, Tanupolama longurio

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mixson's Bone Bed, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Alachua Formation of Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Florida collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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