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Camelus dromedarius Linnaeus, 1758
DROMEDARY
One-humped Camel; Camelus arabicus Desmoulins, 1823

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Species Camelus dromedarius Linnaeus, 1758

Dromedary, One-humped Camel

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Introduced from ? British India or Middle East.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld, SA, WA: Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Finke (FIN), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Murchison (MUR), Nullarbor (NUL), Pilbara (PIL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN)

Ecological Descriptors

Diurnal, folivore, gregarious, herbivore, terrestrial, tussock grassland.

Extra Ecological Information

Feral.

 

General References

Clutton-Brock, J. 1981. Domesticated Animals from Early Times . London : British Museum 208 pp.

Dörges, B., Heucke, J. & Dance, R. 2003. Observations on the Efects of Camels Grazing the Vegetation of Central Australia. Technote No. 118. Northern Territory Government, Department of Business and Resource Development. Agdex No. 486/51.

Dörges, B., Heucke, J. & Dance, R. 2003. The Palatability of Central Australian Plant Species to Camels. Technote No. 116. Northern Territory Government, Department of Business and Resource Development. Agdex No. 486/62.

Dörges, B. & Heucke, J. 1995. Ecology, Social Organization and Behaviour of the Feral Dromedary Camelus dromedarius (L. 1758) in central Australia . Alice Springs : CSIRO.

Dörges, B. & Heucke, J. 1995. One-humped Camel Camelus dromedarius . pp. 719-721 in Strahan, R. (ed.). The Mammals of Australia: The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife . Sydney : Reed New Holland 756 pp.

Gauthier-Pilters, H. & Dagg, A.I. 1981. The Camel: Its evolution, ecology, behavior, and relationship to man . Chicago : Univ. Chicago Press xii 208 pp., 68 pls.

Haltenorth, T. 1963. Klassifikation der Säugetiere: Artiodactyla. Handbuch der Zoologie Berlin 8 (teil 1, lfg. 32): 1-167 pls 1-16

Letts, G.A., Bassingthwaighte, A. & de Vos, W.E.L. 1979. Feral Animals in the Northern Territory. Report of the Board of Inquiry 1979 . N.T. : Govt. Printer xvi 234 pp.

Long, J.L. 1972. Introduced birds and mammals in Western Australia. Agricultural Protection Board Western Australia Technical Service 1 : 1-30

McKnight, T. 1976. Friendly vermin. A survey of feral livestock in Australia. University of California Publications in Geography 21 : i-viii 1-104

McKnight, T.L. 1969. The Camel in Australia . Carlton : Melbourne Univ. Press xiv 154 pp.

Short, J., Caughley, G., Grice, D. & Brown, B. 1988. The distribution and relative abundance of camels in Australia. Journal of Arid Environments 15 : 91-97

Yagil, R. 1985. The Desert Camel . Basel, Switzerland : Animal Nutrition. Karger.

 

Common Name References

ABRS 2001. Census of Australian Vertebrates. Australian Biological Resources Study. (Dromedary)

Clayton, M., Wombey, J.C., Mason, I.J., Chesser, R.T. & Wells, A. 2006. CSIRO List of Australian Vertebrates: A Reference with Conservation Status . Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing iv 162 pp. [115] (One-humped Camel)

 

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Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary Camel
ID: 1338 3161 0870 0012 [detail]
Unknown (CAS)
© 2004 California Academy of Sciences

Camelus dromedarius
UCMP specimen card
ID: 2222 0904 0033 0043 [detail]
© University of California Museum of Paleontology

Camelus dromedarius
UCMP specimen card
ID: 2222 0904 0037 0108 [detail]
© University of California Museum of Paleontology

Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary Camel
ID: 0000 0000 1104 0789 [detail]
© 2004 Roger Hall

Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary Camel
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© 2004 Roger Hall

Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary Camel
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© 2004 Roger Hall

Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary Camel
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© 2004 Roger Hall

Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary Camel
ID: 0000 0000 1104 0793 [detail]
© 2004 Roger Hall

Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary
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© 2013 Simon J. Tonge

Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary
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Camelus dromedarius
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One-humped Camel
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Gerald and Buff Corsi
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Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Arabian Camel
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Camelus dromedarius
Camelus dromedarius
Arabian Camel
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