family Camelidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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. The subfamily Camelinae includes the tribes Lamini (extant and extinct lamines Alforjas, Camelops, Hemiauchenia, Llama, and Palaeolama) and Camelini (extant camels, Camelus, and the earlier giant camels Megatylopus and Titantylopus; Harrison, 1979).