Microsyops scottianus Cope 1881 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae

Alternative combination: Cynodontomys scottianus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. On the Vertebrata of the Wind River Eocene beds of Wyoming. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 6(1):183-202

Belongs to Microsyops according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

See also Bown 1982, Cope 1881, Gunnell 1985, Matthew 1915 and Szalay 1969

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

Type specimen: AMNH no4748, a mandible (fragmentary left mandible with P4-M2).

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (33: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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