Camelus

  • (noun): Type genus of the Camelidae: camels.
    Synonyms: genus Camelus

Some articles on camelus:

Dromedary - Taxonomy and Genetics
... Dromedary is a member of the genus Camelus and the family Camelidae ... The dromedary was given its current binomial name Camelus dromedarius by Carl Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, in his 1758 Systema Naturae ... also indications that the onset of speciation in Camelus started in the early Pliocene ...
Cama (animal) - Comparison of Camelids
... of Fur Load Bearing Capacity Dromedary Camel Camelus dromedarius 40-50 years 450–540 kg (1000–1200 lb) 180–210 cm (6–7 ft) 7.5–10 cm (3–4 in) 150-230 kg (350-500 lb) Bactrian Camel Camelus ...
Bactrian Camel
... The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) is a large, even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of central Asia ... Some authorities, notably the IUCN, use the binomial name Camelus ferus for the wild Bactrian camel and reserve Camelus bactrianus for the domesticated form ...
Lama (genus) - Characteristics
... broad molars, constructed generally like those of Camelus ... then a contiguous series of one premolar and three molars, which differ from those of Camelus in having a small accessory column at the anterior outer edge ... The skull generally resembles that of Camelus, the relatively larger brain-cavity and orbits and less developed cranial ridges being due to its smaller size ...
Arabian Ostrich - Distribution
... it probably intergraded with the North African subspecies camelus in earlier times ... The only certain way to distinguish camelus and syricaus was the smaller size of the latter, with only marginal overlap the tarsus was 390–465 mm long in syriacus versus 450–530 mm in camelus ...