†family Picrodontidae Simpson 1937 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Picrodontidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1937. The Fort Union of the Crazy Mountain field, Montana and its mammalian faunas. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 169:1-287

Parent taxon: Plesiadapoidea according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

See also Carroll 1988 and Simpson 1937

Sister taxa: Carpolestidae, Plesiadapidae, Saxonellidae

Subtaxa: Draconodus Picrodus Russellodon Zanycteris

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Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Paleocene of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (7: Alberta), United States (23: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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