Patasola Kay and Meldrum 1997 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

Etymology: Named for the Patasola, a forest spirit of the Grand Tolima region, Magdalena Valley, Colombia.

Full reference: R. F. Kay and D. J. Meldrum. 1997. A new small platyrrhine and the phyletic position of Callitrichinae. A new small platyrrhine and the phyletic position of Callitrichinae 435-458

Parent taxon: Callitrichidae according to R. F. Kay and D. J. Meldrum 1997

Sister taxa: Callimico, Callithrix, Cebuella, Lagonimiconini, Leontopithecus, Micodon, Saguinus

Subtaxa: Patasola magdalenae

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Type: Patasola magdalenae

Ecology: arboreal insectivore-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Duke Locality 40 (Miocene of Colombia)

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