†family Palaechthonidae Szalay 1969 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Palaechthonidae

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

See also Fox 2011 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Picromomyidae, Plesiadapis orsmaelensis, Toliapinidae

Subtaxa: Anasazia Palaechthoninae Plesiolestinae

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Ecology: arboreal insectivore-omnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (4: Alberta collections), United States (26: Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 30 collections including 37 occurrences

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