Nannodectes Gingerich 1975 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1975. New North American Plesiadapidae (Mammalia, Primates) and a biostratigraphic zonation of the middle and upper Paleocene. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 24(13):135-148

Parent taxon: Plesiadapidae according to D. M. Boyer et al. 2012

See also Burger 2007, Gingerich 1975, Gunnell 1989 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Asioplesiadapinae, Chiromyoides, Jattadectes, Megachiromyoides, Platychoerops, Plesiadapis, Pronothodectes, Trogolemur

Subtaxa: Nannodectes gazini Nannodectes gidleyi Nannodectes intermedius Nannodectes lynasi Nannodectes simpsoni

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Type: Nannodectes gazini

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Paleocene of Canada (3: Alberta collections), United States (32: California, Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 35 collections including 36 occurrences

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