Uintanius ameghini Wortman 1904 (tarsier)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Alternative combination: Omomys ameghini

Synonym: Uintanius turriculorum Matthew 1915

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1904. Studies of Eocene Mammalia in the Marsh Collection, Peabody Museum. Part II. Primates. The American Journal of Science, series 4 17:133-140

Belongs to Uintanius according to C. L. Gazin 1958

See also Bown and Rose 1984, Gazin 1976, Matthew 1915, Szalay 1976 and Wortman 1904

Sister taxon: Uintanius rutherfurdi

Type specimens:

  • Uintanius ameghini: YPM 13241, a mandible (left ramus of mandible with M2 and M3)
  • Uintanius turriculorum:

Ecology: arboreal insectivore


• Eocene of United States (6: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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