Copelemur praetutus Gazin 1962 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Alternative combination: Pelycodus praetutus

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1962. A Further Study Of The Lower Eocene Mammalian Faunas Of Southwestern Wyoming. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 144(1):1-98

Belongs to Copelemur according to P. D. Gingerich and E. L. Simons 1977

See also Beard 1988 and Gazin 1962

Sister taxa: Copelemur australotutus, Copelemur tutus

Type specimen: U.S.N.M. No. 22262, a mandible (right ramus of mandible with P3 (incomplete)-M2). Its type locality is Bitter Creek, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wasatch Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Eocene of United States (5: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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