Cantius mckennai Gingerich and Simons 1977

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Alternative combination: Pelycodus mckennai

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and E. L. Simons. 1977. Systematics, phylogeny, and evolution of early Eocene Adapidae (Mammalia, Primates) in North America. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 24(22):245-279

Belongs to Cantius according to P. D. Gingerich and R. A. Haskin 1981

See also Gingerich and Simons 1977

Sister taxa: Cantius abditus, Cantius actius, Cantius angulatus, Cantius eppsi, Cantius frugivorus, Cantius nunienus, Cantius ralstoni, Cantius savagei, Cantius simonsi, Cantius torresi, Cantius trigonodus

Type specimen: UM 67113, a maxilla (left maxilla with M1-3). Its type locality is SC-133, which is in a Wasatchian wet floodplain wackestone/carbonate in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.


• Eocene of United States (132: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 132 collections each including a single occurrence

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