Microsyops knightensis Gazin 1952 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae

Alternative combination: Cynodontomys knightensis

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1952. The Lower Eocene Knight Formation Of Western Wyoming and Its Mammalian Faunas. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 117(18):1-82

Belongs to Microsyops according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

See also Gazin 1952, Gazin 1976 and Szalay 1969

Sister taxa: Microsyops angustidens, Microsyops annectens, Microsyops cardiorestes, Microsyops elegans, Microsyops kratos, Microsyops latidens, Microsyops scottianus, Microsyops vicarius

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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