Anaptomorphus aemulus Cope 1872 (tarsier)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Synonym: Anaptomorphus wortmani Gazin 1958

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. On a new vertebrate genus from the northern part of the Tertiary basin of Green River. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1

Belongs to Anaptomorphus according to F. S. Szalay 1976

See also Cope 1872, Gazin 1958, Gunnell 1995, Hay 1902 and Wortman 1904

Sister taxon: Anaptomorphus westi

Type specimens:

  • Anaptomorphus aemulus: AMNH. 5010, a mandible (left ramus of mandible with P4-M2, inclusive). Its type locality is Ham's Fork, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.
  • Anaptomorphus wortmani: Y.P.M. No. 13233, a mandible (right ramus of mandible with M1-M3, inclusive).

Ecology: arboreal insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (9: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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