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Lama pacos  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 625030

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): alpaca [English]
 
  Valid Name: Vicugna pacos (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - subsequent name/combination   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Grubb   
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Lama pacos    
       
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kadwell, M., M. Fernandez, H. F. Stanley, R. Baldi, J. C. Wheeler, R. Rosadio, and M. W. Bruford   
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Genetic analysis reveals the wild ancestors of the llama and the alpaca   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, vol. 268, no. 1485   
  Page(s): 2575-2584   
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  Reference for: Lama pacos, alpaca [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Marín, Juan C., Beatriz Zapata, Benito Gonzŕlez, Cristian Bonacic, Jane C. Wheeler, et al.   
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics, taxonomy and domestication of alpaca and llama: new chromosomal and molecular evidence   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Revisita Chlena de Historia Natural, vol. 80   
  Page(s): 121-140   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0716-078X   
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  Reference for: Lama pacos   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 1993   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Lama pacos   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole   
  Publication Date: 2000   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Lama pacos, alpaca [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: South America  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Grubb, in Wilson and Reeder, eds. (2005), lists Lama pacos (Linnaeus, 1758) as a synonym of Lama glama glama (Linnaeus, 1758), but he also mentions pacos in comments under Vicugna vicugna about the systematics of the alpaca. Recent genetic studies (Kadwell et al., 2001; Marín et al., 2007) have demonstrated that the alpaca was derived from Vicugna vicugna  
 

 

   


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