Zanycteris honeyi Burger 2013 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Picrodontidae

Full reference: B. J. Burger. 2013. A new species of the archaic primate Zanycteris from the late Paleocene of western Colorado and the phylogenetic position of the family Picrodontidae. PeerJ 1:e191:1-11

Belongs to Zanycteris according to B. J. Burger 2013

Sister taxon: Zanycteris paleocenus

Type specimen: UCM87378, a maxilla (Right maxilla). Its type locality is UCM locality 92177, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the Fort Union Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution: found only at UCM locality 92177

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