Foxomomys gunnelli Secord 2008 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Micromomyidae

Alternative combination: Micromomys gunnelli

Full reference: R. Secord. 2008. The Tiffanian Land-Mammal Age (middle and late Paleocene) in the northern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 35:1-192

Belongs to Foxomomys according to S. G. B. Chester and J. I. Bloch 2013

See also Secord 2008

Sister taxa: Foxomomys fremdi, Foxomomys vossae

Type specimen: UM 77528, a mandible (Left dentary with p4, root of i1, alveoli for c1-p3, and m1). Its type locality is Schaff Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution: found only at Schaff Quarry

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