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Tanupolama parvus Olson 1940 (camel)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 161797

Alternative combination: Tanupolama parva

Full reference: E. C. Olson. 1940. A late Pleistocene fauna from Herculaneum, Missouri. Journal of Geology 48(1):32-57

Belongs to Lamini according to J. A. Breyer 1977

Sister taxa: Aepycamelus, Alforjas, Blancocamelus, Camelops, Eulamaops, Hemiauchenia, Lama, Palaeolama, Pleiolama, Pliauchenia, Vicugna

Type specimen: Walker Mus. 1735, a tooth ([upper] M2). Its type locality is Herculaneum Fissure, which is in a Pleistocene fissure fill claystone in Missouri.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M2 19.7 x 14.5