Chlororhysis knightensis Gazin 1958 (tarsier)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Alternative combination: Loveina knightensis

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1958. A review of the middle and upper Eocene primates of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 136(1):1-112

Belongs to Chlororhysis according to T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose 1984

See also Gazin 1958 and Krishtalka and Schwartz 1978

Sister taxon: Chlororhysis incomptus

Type specimen: U.S.N.M. No. 21901, a mandible (left ramus of mandible with C-P4, inclusive). Its type locality is La Barge, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wasatch Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal insectivore

Distribution: found only at La Barge

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