Ignacius Matthew and Granger 1921 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Paromomyidae

Alternative spelling: Phenacolemur (Ignacius)

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1921. New genera of Paleocene mammals. American Museum Novitates 13:1-7

Parent taxon: Phenacolemurini according to P. Robinson and L. D. Ivy 1994

See also Bloch et al. 2007, Bown and Rose 1976, Gunnell 1989, Krause 1978, Krishtalka 1978, Krishtalka et al. 1975, Matthew and Granger 1921, McKenna 1963, McKenna and Bell 1997, Robinson 1968, Rose et al. 2012, Schiebout 1974, Scott et al. 2013, Secord 1998, Simpson 1935, Simpson 1935, Simpson 1936, Simpson 1940 and Winterfeld 1982

Sister taxa: Dillerlemur, Phenacolemur, Pulverflumen

Subtaxa: Ignacius clarkforkensis Ignacius fremontensis Ignacius frugivorus Ignacius graybullianus

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Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (1 collection), United States (23: North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (13: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (33: California, Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 70 collections including 75 occurrences

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