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    • Systematics, taxonomy and domestication of alpaca and llama: new chromosomal and molecular evidence 

      Marín, Juan C.; Zapata, Beatriz; González, Benito; Bonacic, Cristian; Wheeler, Jane C.; Casey, Ciara; Bruford, Michael W.; Palma, R. Eduardo; Poulin, Elie; Alliende Rodríguez, María Angélica; Spotorno Oyarzún, Ángel (2007)
      Four camelid species exist in South America: two wild, the guanaco (Lama guanicoe) and the vicuna (Victigna vicugna), and two domestic, the alpaca (Lama pacos) and the llama (Lama glama). However, the origin of the domestic ...
    • Taxonomic and biogeographical status of guanaco Lama guanicoe (Artiodactyla, Camelidae) 

      González, Benito; Palma, R. Eduardo; Zapata, Beatriz; Marín, Juan C. (BLACKWELL, 2006-04)
      1. We review the status of the four currently recognized guanaco Lama guanicoe subspecies, and provide information about their taxonomy and distribution. The success of guanaco in inhabiting open habitats of South America ...