Megatylopus matthewi Webb 1965 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Full reference: S. D. Webb. 1965. The osteology of Camelops. Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Science 1:1-53

Belongs to Megatylopus according to S. D. Webb 1965

See also Honey et al. 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCM 31100, a partial skeleton (slightly crushed cranium and assorted skeletal fragments). Its type locality is Coffee Ranch, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Texas.

Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Mexico (2 collections)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (2), United States (8: Arizona, California, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Miocene of United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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