Oxydactylus wyomingensis Loomis 1936 (camel)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Camelidae

Alternative combination: Gentilicamelus wyomingensis

Full reference: F. B. Loomis. 1936. The skeleton of a new fossil camel from Wyoming. University of Wyoming Publications 2(5):59-64

Belongs to Oxydactylus according to D. R. Prothero 1996

See also Honey et al. 1998, Macdonald 1963 and Macdonald 1970

Sister taxa: Oxydactylus benedentatus, Oxydactylus campestris, Oxydactylus lacota, Oxydactylus longipes, Oxydactylus lulli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bear Creek, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-browser

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Arikareean of United States (1: South Dakota)

• Oligocene of United States (2: South Dakota)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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