Microsyops annectens Marsh 1872 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae

Alternative combination: Bathrodon annectens

Synonym: Microsyops schlosseri Wortman 1903

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II. American Journal of Science 4(21):202-224

Belongs to Microsyops according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

See also Gazin 1976, Marsh 1872, Osborn 1902, Szalay 1969 and Wortman 1903

Sister taxa: Microsyops angustidens, Microsyops cardiorestes, Microsyops elegans, Microsyops knightensis, Microsyops kratos, Microsyops latidens, Microsyops scottianus, Microsyops vicarius

Type specimens:

  • Microsyops annectens: YPM 11791, a mandible (mandibular fragment with M3)
  • Microsyops schlosseri:

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (13: California, Colorado, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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