Chalicomomys antelucanus Beard and Houde 1989 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Micromomyidae

Alternative combination: Micromomys antelucanus

Full reference: K. C. Beard and P. Houde. 1989. An unusual assemblage of diminutive plesiadapiforms (Mammalia, ?Primates) from the early Eocene of the Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(4):388-399

Belongs to Chalicomomys according to S. G. B. Chester and J. I. Bloch 2013

See also Beard and Houde 1989 and Rose and Bown 1996

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 425589, a mandible (L dentary fragment preserving crowns of P3 (broken), P4-M2, and alveoli for I1, C1, P2, and M3). Its type locality is SC-4, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Eocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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