Palenochtha minor Gidley 1923 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Palaechthonidae

Alternative combination: Palaechthon minor

Belongs to Palenochtha according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

See also Simpson 1935 and Simpson 1937

Sister taxon: Palenochtha weissae

Type specimen: U.S.N.M. no. 9639, a mandible (right lower jaw with P4-M3 and anterior alveoli). Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana.

Ecology: arboreal insectivore-omnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (5: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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