Chalicomomys Beard and Houde 1989 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Micromomyidae

Full reference: K. C. Beard and P. Houde. 1989. An unusual assemblage of diminutive plesiadapiforms (Mammalia, ?Primates) from the early Eocene of the Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(4):388-399

Parent taxon: Micromomyidae according to K. C. Beard and P. Houde 1989

See also Bloch et al. 2007, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Rose and Bown 1996

Sister taxa: Dryomomys, Foxomomys, Micromomyinae, Micromomys, Tinimomys

Subtaxa: Chalicomomys antelucanus

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Type: Chalicomomys antelucanus

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Eocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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