Absarokius metoecus Bown and Rose 1987 (tarsier)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Full reference: T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose. 1987. Patterns of Dental Evolution in Early Eocene Anaptomorphine Primates (Omomyidae) from the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Paleontological Society Memoir 23:1-162

Belongs to Absarokius according to T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose 1987

Sister taxa: Absarokius abbotti, Absarokius gazini

Type specimen: USGS 492, a mandible (right mandibular fragment with part of p3, p4-m3, partially resorbed alveolus forp2, and posterior part of alveolus for canine). Its type locality is Reservoir Creek Bonanza, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal insectivore


• Eocene of United States (32: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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