Carpolestes dubius Jepsen 1930 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Carpolestidae

Alternative combination: Carpodaptes dubius

Full reference: G. L. Jepsen. 1930. New Vertebrate Fossils from the Lower Eocene of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 69(1):117-131

Belongs to Carpolestes according to J. I. Bloch and P. D. Gingerich 1998

See also Jepsen 1930

Sister taxa: Carpolestes nigridens, Carpolestes simpsoni, Carpolestes twelvemilensis

Type specimen: Princeton No. 13275, a mandible (right lower jaw with P2-M4, root of ?I, and alveolus of P1). Its type locality is Princeton Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Paleocene of United States (15: Wyoming collections)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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