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Table 1 Taxonomic classification of camelids and other artiodactylids [2]

From: Zoonotic parasites of dromedary camels: so important, so ignored

Taxonomic rankScientific nameCommon name
OrderCetartiodactyla 
SuborderTylopoda 
FamilyCamelidae 
SubfamilyCamelini (Old World camelids) 
GenusCamelus 
SpeciesCamelus dromedariusDromedary camel
Camelus bactrianusBactrian camel
Camelus bactrianus ferusWild Bactrian camel
SubfamilyLamini (New World camelids) 
GenusLama 
SpeciesLama glamaLlama
Lama guanacoeGuanaco
GenusVicugna 
SpeciesVicugna pacosAlpaca
Vicugna vicugnaVicuña
SubspeciesV. vicugna mensalisPeruvian vicuña
V. vicugna vicugnaArgentinean vicuña