Chiromyoides kesiwah Beard et al. 2020 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Full reference: K. C. Beard, M. F. Jones, N. A. Thurber and O. Sanisidro. 2020. Systematics and paleobiology of Chiromyoides (Mammalia, Plesiadapidae) from the upper Paleocene of western North America and western Europe. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology e1730389:1-22

Belongs to Chiromyoides according to K. C. Beard et al. 2020

Sister taxa: Chiromyoides caesor, Chiromyoides campanicus, Chiromyoides gigas, Chiromyoides gingerichi, Chiromyoides major, Chiromyoides mauberti, Chiromyoides minor, Chiromyoides potior

Type specimen: CM 72773, a set of teeth (associated left and right I1). Its type locality is Rock Springs Uplift (UW V-78052), which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Paleocene of United States (4: Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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