Microsyops Leidy 1872 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae

Synonyms: Bathrodon Marsh 1872, Cynodontomys Cope 1882, Mesacodon Marsh 1872, Palaeacodon Leidy 1872

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

See also Alroy 2002, Bown and Rose 1976, Cope 1882, Gunnell 1985, Guthrie 1971, Hay 1902, McKenna and Bell 1997, Osborn 1902, Schlosser 1877, Stock 1934, Stock 1938, Szalay 1969, Van Valen 1967 and Wortman 1903

Sister taxa: Arctodontomys, Craseops, Megadelphus

Subtaxa: Microsyops angustidens Microsyops annectens Microsyops cardiorestes Microsyops elegans Microsyops knightensis Microsyops kratos Microsyops latidens Microsyops scottianus Microsyops vicarius

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Type: Microsyops gracilis

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (221: California, Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 221 collections including 234 occurrences

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