Plesiadapis gingerichi Rose 1981 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Full reference: K. D. Rose. 1981. The Clarkforkian Land-Mammal Age and Mammalian Faunal Composition Across the Paleocene-Eocene Boundary. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 26:1-197

Belongs to Plesiadapis according to K. D. Rose 1981

Sister taxa: Plesiadapis (Ancepsoides), Plesiadapis (Tricuspidens), Plesiadapis anceps, Plesiadapis berruensis, Plesiadapis chevillionii, Plesiadapis churchilli, Plesiadapis cookei, Plesiadapis dubius, Plesiadapis fodinatus, 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 (10: Wyoming collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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