Neosaimiri fieldsi Stirton 1951 (squirrel monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

Holotype: Part of Mandiblewith symphysis broken but in contact; median incisors with root in alveoli, left lateral incisor, left canine, left p2, p3-m2 an both sides, alveoli for m3

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1951. Ceboid monkeys from the Miocene of Colombia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 28(11):315-356

Belongs to Neosaimiri according to R. A. Stirton 1951

See also Nakatsukasa et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Saimiri sciureus, Saimiri ustus, Simia morta, Neosaimiri annectens

Type specimen: UCMP 39205, a mandible (Mandibular Symphysis between canines)

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): p2 diameter 2.60, p3 diameter 2.40, p4 diameter 2.70, m2 diameter 2.80

Distribution:

• Miocene of Colombia (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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