Plesiadapis cookei Jepsen 1930 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Full reference: G. L. Jepsen. 1930. New Vertebrate Fossils from the Lower Eocene of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 69(1):117-131

Belongs to Plesiadapis according to P. D. Gingerich 1975

See also Jepsen 1930 and Lucas 1998

Sister taxa: Plesiadapis (Ancepsoides), Plesiadapis (Tricuspidens), Plesiadapis anceps, Plesiadapis berruensis, Plesiadapis chevillionii, Plesiadapis churchilli, Plesiadapis dubius, Plesiadapis fodinatus, Plesiadapis gingerichi, Plesiadapis insignis, Plesiadapis ploegi, Plesiadapis praecursor, Plesiadapis recticuspidens, Plesiadapis remensis, Plesiadapis rex, Plesiadapis russelli, Plesiadapis simonsi, Plesiadapis tricuspidens, Plesiadapis walbeckensis

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (31: Wyoming collections)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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