Steinius vespertinus Matthew 1915 (tarsier)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Alternative combinations: Loveina vespertinus, Omomys vespertinus, Uintanius vespertinus

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1915. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 34

Belongs to Steinius according to T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose 1991

See also Bown and Rose 1984, Bown and Rose 1987, Gazin 1962, Matthew 1915, Simpson 1940 and Szalay 1976

Sister taxon: Steinius annectens

Type specimen: AMNH 16835, a mandible (fragment of left ramus with m1-3)

Ecology: arboreal insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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