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Lama glama
(llamas)

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Lama glama (llamas)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Lama glama
  • Preferred Common Name
  • llamas
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Group of llamas representative of the Ch'aku (woolly) type.
TitleCh'aku (woolly) type llama
CaptionGroup of llamas representative of the Ch'aku (woolly) type.
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
Group of llamas representative of the Ch'aku (woolly) type.
Ch'aku (woolly) type llamaGroup of llamas representative of the Ch'aku (woolly) type. Marcelo A. Aba
Group of white llamas belonging to the Q'ara (bare) type in north Argentina.
TitleLlamas of Q'ara (bare) type
CaptionGroup of white llamas belonging to the Q'ara (bare) type in north Argentina.
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
Group of white llamas belonging to the Q'ara (bare) type in north Argentina.
Llamas of Q'ara (bare) typeGroup of white llamas belonging to the Q'ara (bare) type in north Argentina.Marcelo A. Aba
Group of llamas showing different colour combinations.
TitleLlama colour variations
CaptionGroup of llamas showing different colour combinations.
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
Group of llamas showing different colour combinations.
Llama colour variationsGroup of llamas showing different colour combinations.Marcelo A. Aba
Llama newborn (cria).
TitleNewborn llamas
CaptionLlama newborn (cria).
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
Llama newborn (cria).
Newborn llamasLlama newborn (cria).Marcelo A. Aba
Curiosity and tameness are natural traits of llama behaviour.
TitleBehaviour
CaptionCuriosity and tameness are natural traits of llama behaviour.
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
Curiosity and tameness are natural traits of llama behaviour.
BehaviourCuriosity and tameness are natural traits of llama behaviour.Marcelo A. Aba
Llama defecating in a communal dung pile.
TitleDefecation
CaptionLlama defecating in a communal dung pile.
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
Llama defecating in a communal dung pile.
DefecationLlama defecating in a communal dung pile.Marcelo A. Aba
Llamas copulating in a typical position.
TitleCopulation
CaptionLlamas copulating in a typical position.
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
Llamas copulating in a typical position.
CopulationLlamas copulating in a typical position.Marcelo A. Aba
'Tropa' (group) of packing llamas carrying goods.
TitlePack animals
Caption'Tropa' (group) of packing llamas carrying goods.
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
'Tropa' (group) of packing llamas carrying goods.
Pack animals'Tropa' (group) of packing llamas carrying goods.Marcelo A. Aba
'Tropa' (group) of llamas in the puna (South America) kept inside a typical pen with walls made of stones.
TitleTypical pen
Caption'Tropa' (group) of llamas in the puna (South America) kept inside a typical pen with walls made of stones.
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
'Tropa' (group) of llamas in the puna (South America) kept inside a typical pen with walls made of stones.
Typical pen'Tropa' (group) of llamas in the puna (South America) kept inside a typical pen with walls made of stones.Marcelo A. Aba
Representative prevailing puna landscape characterized by its dryness and limited food supply for the animals. The puna refers to the dry Andean highlands of Peru, Western Bolivia, northern Chile and northwestern Argentina.
TitleTypical puna landscape
CaptionRepresentative prevailing puna landscape characterized by its dryness and limited food supply for the animals. The puna refers to the dry Andean highlands of Peru, Western Bolivia, northern Chile and northwestern Argentina.
CopyrightMarcelo A. Aba
Representative prevailing puna landscape characterized by its dryness and limited food supply for the animals. The puna refers to the dry Andean highlands of Peru, Western Bolivia, northern Chile and northwestern Argentina.
Typical puna landscapeRepresentative prevailing puna landscape characterized by its dryness and limited food supply for the animals. The puna refers to the dry Andean highlands of Peru, Western Bolivia, northern Chile and northwestern Argentina.Marcelo A. Aba

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Lama glama

Preferred Common Name

  • llamas

Other Scientific Names

  • Ch'aku (woolly type)
  • Q'ara (bare type)

International Common Names

  • English: llama
  • Spanish: llama
  • French: lama

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Llama
  • Italy: lama
  • Portugal: lama

DADIS local name

  • Ecuadorian Llama
  • Lanuda
  • Lutica
  • Pelada
  • Tajulli
  • Tampulli

DADIS main name

  • Argentinian Llama
  • Chaku
  • Kara
  • Llamingos

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Artiodactyla
  •                         Suborder: Tylopoda
  •                             Family: Camelidae
  •                                 Genus: Lama
  •                                     Species: Lama glama