Microsyops kratos Stock 1938 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae

Full reference: C. Stock. 1938. A Tarsiid Primate and a Mixodectid from the Poway Eocene, California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 24(7):288-293

Belongs to Microsyops according to C. Stock 1938

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

Type specimen: CIT Vert. Pale. Coll. No. 2232, a mandible (left ramus with Dp3, P4-M3 inclusive and root fragments of the anterior premolars and canine). Its type locality is San Diego Mission (CIT 249), which is in an Uintan terrestrial conglomerate in the Friars Formation of California.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: California collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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