Karanisia Seiffert et al. 2003 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates

Full reference: E. R. Seiffert, E. L. Simons, and Y. Attia. 2003. Fossil evidence for an ancient divergence of lorises and galagos. Nature 422:421-424

Parent taxon: Strepsirrhini according to E. R. Seiffert et al. 2005

See also Jaeger et al. 2010 and Seiffert et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Adapiformes, Adapoidea, Azibiidae, Djebelemuridae, Lemuriformes, Lorisiformes, Plesiopithecus

Subtaxa: Karanisia arenula Karanisia clarki

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Type: Karanisia clarki

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection), Libya (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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