Alpaca Family Tree

Class: Mammalia

Order: Artiodactyla

Suborder: Tylopoda

Family: Camelidae

Genus: Camelus, old world camelids

Species: C: dromedarius, dromedary camel C: bactrianus, Bactrian camel

Genus: Lama, South American camelids

Species: L: glama, llama L: pacos, alpaca L: guanicoe, guanaco

Genus: Vicugna, South American camelid

Species: V: vicugna or L: vicugna, vicuna

Suborder: Ruminantia, deer, cattle, antelope, sheep, goat, gazelle