Tetonius mckennai Bown and Rose 1987 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Full reference: T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose. 1987. Patterns of Dental Evolution in Early Eocene Anaptomorphine Primates (Omomyidae) from the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Paleontological Society Memoir 23:1-162

Belongs to Tetonius according to T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose 1987

Sister taxa: Tetonius homunculus, Tetonius matthewi, Paratetonius steini, Pseudotetonius ambiguus

Type specimen: UCMP 46192, a mandible (left dentary with i1-2, c, p3-m2, and alveolus for p2). Its type locality is West Alheit Pocket, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wasatch Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: arboreal insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: Colorado collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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