Family Tarsiidae Gray 1825 (tarsier)

Mammalia - Primates - Tarsiidae

Parent taxon: Tarsiiformes according to R. F. Kay et al. 2004

See also Beard et al. 1994, Carroll 1988, Chaimanee et al. 2011, Cope 1889, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gunnell and Miller 2001, Mein and Ginsburg 1997, Nowak 1991, Poux and Douzery 2004, Simons and Bown 1985 and Wortman 1903

Sister taxa: Archicebidae, Donrussellia, Omomyiformes

Subtaxa: Carlito Cephalopachus Hesperotarsius Oligotarsius Tarsius Xanthorhysis

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Ecology: arboreal insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Pakistan (2 collections), Thailand (2)

• Oligocene of China (1)

• Eocene of China (2), Thailand (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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