family Camelidae


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Noun1.family Camelidae - camels and llamas and vicunas
mammal family - a family of mammals
Artiodactyla, order Artiodactyla - an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toes
Camelus, genus Camelus - type genus of the Camelidae: camels
genus Lama, Lama - llamas
genus Vicugna, Vicugna - a genus of Camelidae
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The Camelus genus of family Camelidae have two species Camelusdromedarius, the Dromedary, single humped or the Arabian camel and the Camelusbactrianus, the Bactrian or the double humped camel.
The spatulate-shaped incisors, a small canine, a diastemal crest, and semi-V-shaped fossetids point toward the specimen being in the family Camelidae.