Uintasorex parvulus Matthew 1909 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1909. The Carnivora and Insectivora of the Bridger Basin, middle Eocene. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 9:289-567

Belongs to Uintasorex according to P. Robinson 1968

See also Gazin 1958 and Matthew 1909

Sister taxon: Uintasorex montezumicus

Type specimen: AMNH 12052, a mandible (right ramus of the mandible with P4-M1 and the root of the enlarged, rodentlike anterior tooth). Its type locality is Henry's Fork Hill (Bridger D), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (16: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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