Tinimomys Szalay 1974 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Micromomyidae

Synonym: Myrmekomomys Robinson 1994

Full reference: F. S. Szalay. 1974. A new species and genus of early Eocene primate from North America. Folia Primatologica 22:243-250

Parent taxon: Micromomyidae according to S. G. B. Chester and K. C. Beard 2012

See also Gingerich 1987, Gunnell 1989, McKenna and Bell 1997, Robinson 1994, Rose and Bown 1982, Rose and Bown 1996, Szalay 1974 and Szalay 1974

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

Subtaxa: Tinimomys graybulliensis Tinimomys tribos

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Type: Tinimomys graybulliensis

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (15: Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (4: Wyoming)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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