Nannodectes gidleyi Matthew 1917 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Alternative combinations: Nothodectes gidleyi, Plesiadapis gidleyi

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1917. The dentition of Nothodectes. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 37(33):831-839

Belongs to Nannodectes according to P. D. Gingerich 1976

See also Gingerich 1975, Hay 1930, Matthew 1917, Simpson 1928, Simpson 1935 and Simpson 1937

Sister taxa: Nannodectes gazini, Nannodectes intermedius, Nannodectes lynasi, Nannodectes simpsoni

Type specimen: A.M.N.H. No. 17120, a partial skull (upper and lower jaws). Its type locality is Mason Pocket, which is in a Tiffanian fissure fill shale in Colorado.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Paleocene of United States (7: Colorado, Montana, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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