Carpodaptes hazelae Simpson 1936 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Carpolestidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1936. A new fauna from the Fort Union of Montana. American Museum Novitates 873

Belongs to Carpodaptes according to G. G. Simpson 1936

Sister taxa: Carpodaptes aulacodon, Carpodaptes cygneus, Carpodaptes hobackensis, Carpodaptes jepseni, Carpodaptes rosei, Carpodaptes stonleyi

Type specimen: Amer. Mus. No. 33854, a mandible (right lower jaw with P4-M3). Its type locality is Scarritt Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Melville Formation of Montana.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Paleocene of Canada (11: Alberta collections), United States (7: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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