Paromomys depressidens Gidley 1923 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Paromomyidae

Belongs to Paromomys according to G. G. Simpson 1937

See also Alroy 2002

Sister taxa: Paromomys alticuspis, Paromomys maturus

Type specimen: U.S.N.M. no. 9546, a maxilla (part of right upper jaw with P4-M3). Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (11: California, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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