Cantius ralstoni Matthew 1915 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Alternative combination: Pelycodus ralstoni

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1915. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 34

Belongs to Cantius according to P. D. Gingerich and R. A. Haskin 1981

See also Gingerich and Simons 1977 and Matthew 1915

Sister taxa: Cantius abditus, Cantius actius, Cantius angulatus, Cantius eppsi, Cantius frugivorus, Cantius mckennai, Cantius nunienus, Cantius savagei, Cantius simonsi, Cantius torresi, Cantius trigonodus

Type specimen: AM 16089, a maxilla (right maxilla with P4-M3). Its type locality is SC-40, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (23: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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