Cantius trigonodus Matthew 1915 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Alternative combination: Pelycodus trigonodus

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1915. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 34

Belongs to Cantius according to G. F. Gunnell 2002

See also Beard 1988, Gingerich and Haskin 1981, Gingerich and Simons 1977, Godinot 1998, Matthew 1915, McKenna 1960 and Prichinello 1971

Sister taxa: Cantius abditus, Cantius actius, Cantius angulatus, Cantius eppsi, Cantius frugivorus, Cantius mckennai, Cantius nunienus, Cantius ralstoni, Cantius savagei, Cantius simonsi, Cantius torresi

Type specimen: AMNH 15017, a partial skull (associated upper and lower jaws). Its type locality is American Museum Dry Camp 1, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwod Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (26: Wyoming collections)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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