Camelus moreli Martini et al. in Martini, 2019

Syrian camel

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Syria

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Martini, Pietro et al. (2019). A giant and a small camel lived side by side in the Late Pleistocene of Syria, pp. 162-218. In: Martini, Pietro. (2019). Camel fossils from the El Kowm Basin, Syria. Diversity and evolution. Ph.D Dissertation, University of Basel.

 

Other references:

Grigson, Caroline. (1983). A very large camel from the upper pleistocene of the Negev desert. Journal of Archaeological Science 10(4): 311-316. [relevant citation?]

Jagher, R. (2011). Nadaouiyeh Aïn Askar - Acheulean variability in the Central Syrian Desert. The Lower and Middle Palaeolithc in the Middle East and Neighbouring Regions. J. M. Le Tensorer, R. Jagher and M. Otte. Liège, Etudes et Recherches Archéologiques de l’Université de Liège (ERAUL). 126.

Martini, P., L. Costeur, J.-M. Le Tensorerer, and P. Schmid (2015). Pleistocene camelids from the Syrian Desert: The diversity in El Kowm. L’Anthropologie 119(5): 687-693.

Martini, Pietro et al. (2016?). Cranial morphology of Recent and Pleistocene camels.

https://elkowm.unibas.ch/Bilder/Publikationen/2007/rapport-nf07.pdf

https://elkowm.unibas.ch/Bilder/Publikationen/short-summary-2006.pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syrian_camel