Charles Lewis Camp

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Charles Lewis Camp (March 12, 1893 Jamestown, North Dakota - August 14, 1975 San Jose, California)[1] was a palaeontologist and zoologist, working from the University of California, Berkeley. He took part in excavations at the 'Placerias Quarry', in 1930 and the forty Shonisaurus skeleton discoveries of the 1960s, in what is now the Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park.


  • California mosasaurs (Berkeley, Los Angeles, University of California Press, 1942).
  • Classification of the lizards (New York, N.Y., 1923, reprinted in 1971). This was his doctorate thesis.
  • Earth song: a prologue to history (Berkeley, California, University of California Press, 1952).
  • Bibliography of fossil vertebrates 1944-1948 (Geological Society of America, New York,1953) co-author Morton Green (1917-2003).
  • A Study of the Phytosaurs, with description of new material from Western North America (Berkeley, Los Angeles, University of California Press, 1930).
  • Methods in Paleontology (California, University of California Press, 1937) co-author G Dallas Hanna (1887-1970).
  • Desert Rats. Berkeley, CA: Friends of the Bancroft Library, University of California. 1966. p. 55. LCCN 67001184. OCLC 1091273.  LCC CT9990 .C3