Nosmips Seiffert et al. 2010 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates

Full reference: E. R. Seiffert, E. L. Simons, D. M. Boyer, J. M. G. Perry, T. M. Ryan and H. M. Sallam. 2010. A fossil primate of uncertain affinities from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(21):9712-9717

Parent taxon: Primates according to E. R. Seiffert et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Berruvius, Ceciliolemur, Ceciliolemuridae, Ceciliolemuroidea, Chasselasia, Cheiromyoidea, Euprimateformes, Megatarsius, Micromomyidae, Microsyopidae, Microtarsioides, Notharctidae, Paromomyidae, Pithecus, Plesiadapiformes, Plesitarsiiformes, Pliopithecus posthumus, Prosimiae, Prosimii, Purgatorius, Rooneyia, Simia, Simia (Cercopithecus) sinicus pileatus, Simia apedia, Simiolemuriformes, Tupaioidea

Subtaxa: Nosmips aenigmaticus

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Type: Nosmips aenigmaticus

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution: found only at Birket Qarun Locality 2 (Eocene of Egypt)

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