Smilodectes sororis Gunnell 2002 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Full reference: G. F. Gunnell. 2002. Notharctine primates (Adapiformes) from the early to middle Eocene (Wasatchian-Bridgerian) of Wyoming: transitional species and the origins of Notharctus and Smilodectes. Journal of Human Evolution 43(3):353-380

Belongs to Smilodectes according to Gunnell 2002

Sister taxa: Smilodectes gracilis, Smilodectes mcgrewi

Type specimen: UM 104807, a mandible (right dentary with m1-2). Its type locality is South Pass (Gardnerbuttean), which is in a Bridgerian fluvial-lacustrine shale/carbonate in the Wasatch Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution: found only at South Pass (Gardnerbuttean)

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