With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer
Comments: Extant camelids all belong to the Camelinae (McKenna and Bell, 1997). Includes as Tribes Camelini (including Camelus) and Aucheniini (including Lama). Lamini does not have priority over Aucheniini (Aucheniinae Bonaparte) (Article 40.2, International Code of Zoological Nomenclature; International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1999)
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