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Vicugna pacos  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 898279

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lama pacos (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderArtiodactyla Owen, 1848 – artiodactyls, porco do mato, veado, cloven-hoofed ungulates, even-toed ungulates  
                                  FamilyCamelidae Gray, 1821 – camels  
                                     GenusVicugna Lesson, 1842  
                                        SpeciesVicugna pacos (Linnaeus, 1758)  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Franklin, W. L. / Wilson, D. E., and R. A. Mittermeier, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Camelidae (camels)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World, vol. 2: Hoofed Mammals   
  Page(s): 206-247   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-96553-77   
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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: Vicugna pacos   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Marín, Juan C., Beatriz Zapata, Benito Gonzàlez, 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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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: South America  
       
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