Palaeolama aequatorialis Hoffstetter, 1952

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Ecuador & Peru

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hoffstetter, R. (1952). Les Mammiferes Pleistocenes de la Republique de L´Equateur. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France 66: 1-391.

 

Other references:

Churcher, C. S. (1965). Camelid material of the genus Palaeolama Gervais from the Talara tar-seeps, Peru, with a description of a new subgenus, Astylolama. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 145(2): 161-205. [Abstract]

Seymour, Kevin L. (2015). Perusing Talara: Overview of the Late Pleistocene Fossils from the Tar Seeps of Peru, pp. 97-109. In: Harris, John M. (ed.). La Brea and Beyond: The Paleontology of Asphalt-Preserved Biotas. Los Angeles, California: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series No. 42. 174 pp.

 

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