Neosaimiri annectens Kay and Meldrum 1997 (squirrel monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

Synonym: Laventiana annectens Rosenberger et al. 1991 [replaced name]

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

Belongs to Neosaimiri according to R. F. Kay and D. J. Meldrum 1997

See also Meldrum and Kay 1997, Rosenberger et al. 1991 and Takai 1994

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

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Duke Locality 32 (La Venta Fauna) (Miocene of Colombia)

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