Pronothodectes jepi Gingerich 1975 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich. 1975. New North American Plesiadapidae (Mammalia, Primates) and a biostratigraphic zonation of the middle and upper Paleocene. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 24(13):135-148

Belongs to Pronothodectes according to P. D. Gingerich 1975

See also Fox 1990

Sister taxa: Pronothodectes gaoi, Pronothodectes matthewi

Type specimen: PU 14782, a mandible (left mandible with alveoli for I1-2 C P2, and the crowns of P3-4 M1-3). Its type locality is Rock Bench Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Paleocene of United States (5: Wyoming collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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