Loveina zephyri Simpson 1940 (tarsier)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Synonym: Tetonius barbeyi Seton 1940

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1940. Studies on the earliest primates. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 77(4):185-212

Belongs to Loveina according to P. A. Holroyd and S. G. Strait 2008

See also Alroy 2002, Bown and Rose 1984, Gazin 1958 and Szalay 1976

Sister taxa: Loveina hemphilli, Loveina minuta, Loveina sheai, Loveina wapitiensis

Type specimens:

  • Loveina zephyri: Amer. Mus. No. 32517, a mandible (left lower jaw with P3-M1). Its type locality is East Fork (Wind River), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wind River Formation of Wyoming.
  • Tetonius barbeyi:

Ecology: arboreal insectivore


• Eocene of United States (7: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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