Eulamaops

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Eulamaops
Temporal range: Pleistocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Camelidae
Tribe: Camelini
Genus: Eulamaops
Ameghino (1889)
Species

E. paralellus

Eulamaops is an extinct genus of terrestrial herbivore in the family Camelidae, endemic to South America during the Pleistocene 800,000—11,000 years ago, existing for approximately 0.789 million years.[1] Fossil remains of Eulamaops have been found in the Lujan Formation in Argentina.[1]

Taxonomy[edit]

Eulamaops was named by Ameghino (1889). It was assigned to Camelidae by Carroll (1988).

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