Palaechthon Gidley 1923 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates

Synonym: Talpohenach Kay and Cartmill 1977

Parent taxon: Plesiadapiformes according to K. D. Rose et al. 2011

See also Bloch et al. 2007, Gingerich et al. 1983, Gunnell 1989, Krishtalka and Schwartz 1978, McKenna and Bell 1997, Simpson 1937, Simpson 1940, Szalay 1969, Van Valen 1994, Van Valen and Sloan 1965 and Williamson and Lucas 1993

Sister taxa: Microsyopoidea, Pandemonium, Paromomyoidea, Purgatoriidae

Subtaxa: Palaechthon alticuspis Palaechthon torrejonius Palaechthon woodi

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Type: Palaechthon alticuspis

Ecology: arboreal insectivore-omnivore


• Paleocene of United States (10: Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 10 collections including 12 occurrences

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