Copelemur tutus Cope 1877 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Alternative combinations: Pelycodus tutus, Tomitherium tutum

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

See also Beard 1988, Cope 1881, Gazin 1962, Hay 1902 and Matthew 1915

Sister taxa: Copelemur australotutus, Copelemur praetutus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Almagre Arroyo (Cope), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the San Jose Formation of New Mexico

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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