Chiromyoides minor Gingerich 1975 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1975. New North American Plesiadapidae (Mammalia, Primates) and a biostratigraphic zonation of the middle and upper Paleocene. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 24(13):135-148

Belongs to Chiromyoides according to P. D. Gingerich 1975

See also Gingerich and Dorr 1979

Sister taxa: Chiromyoides caesor, Chiromyoides campanicus, Chiromyoides major, Chiromyoides mauberti, Chiromyoides potior

Type specimen: USNM 208976, a tooth (right upper central incisor). Its type locality is Chappo Type Locality, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Wasatch Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (2: Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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