Notharctus Leidy 1870 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Synonyms: Hipposyus Leidy 1872, Limnotherium Marsh 1871, Telmalestes Marsh 1872, Thinolestes Marsh 1872, Tomitherium Cope 1872

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 25th, 1870]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 22(3):113-114

Parent taxon: Notharctinae according to P. D. Gingerich 1979

See also Franzen 1994, Gazin 1958, Gingerich 1975, Granger and Gregory 1917, Gregory 1920, Hay 1902, Leidy 1870, Marsh 1873, Matthew 1909, McKenna and Bell 1997, Osborn 1902, Schlosser 1877, Simpson 1940, Troxell 1926 and Van Valen 1966

Sister taxa: Asiadapinae, Cantius, Cercamoniinae, Notharctinae, Pondaunginae, Rouzilemur, Smilodectes

Subtaxa: Notharctus robinsoni Notharctus robustior Notharctus tenebrosus Notharctus venticolus Pelycodus relictus

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Type: Notharctus tenebrosus

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Eocene of United States (98: Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 98 collections including 105 occurrences

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