Teilhardina americana Bown 1976 (tarsier)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Alternative combination: Tetonoides americana

Full reference: T. M. Bown. 1976. Affinities of Teilhardina (Primates, Omomyidae) with Description of a New Species from North America. Folia Primatologica 25

Belongs to Teilhardina according to J. J. Hooker 2007

See also Bown 1976, Bown and Rose 1984, Bown and Rose 1987, Rose et al. 2011 and Szalay 1982

Sister taxa: Teilhardina asiatica, Teilhardina belgica, Teilhardina brandti, Teilhardina crassidens, Teilhardina demissa, Teilhardina gingerichi, Teilhardina magnoliana, Teilhardina tenuicula

Type specimen: UW 6896, a mandible (left dentary with c, possible alveolus for p1, p2-m3). Its type locality is No Water (150'), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal insectivore


• Eocene of United States (16: Wyoming collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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