Megadelphus lundeliusi White 1952 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae

Alternative combinations: Cynodontomys lundeliusi, Microsyops lundeliusi

Full reference: T. E. White. 1952. Preliminary analysis of the vertebrate fossil fauna of the Boysen Reservoir area. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 102(3296):185-207

Belongs to Megadelphus according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

See also Robinson 1966, Szalay 1969 and White 1952

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: U.S.N.M. No. 18371, a mandible (almost complete right mandible with M2 and posterior halves of M1 and M3; fragment of left mandible with mandibular condyle; left upper incisor). Its type locality is Boysen Reservoir (48FR65), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wind River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Eocene of United States (7: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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