Full reference: D. J. Meldrum and R. F. Kay. 1997. Nuciruptor rubricae, a new pitheciin seed predator from the Miocene of Colombia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 102(3):407-427
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IGM 251074, a mandible (mandible, preserving the fused symphysis, right corpus and portions of the ascending ramus, left I1, and right C1–M2.)
Ecology: arboreal herbivore
Distribution: found only at IGM-DU Locality 032 (Miocene of Colombia)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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