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Ourayia uintensis

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Taxonomy
Microsyops uintensis was named by Osborn (1895). Its type specimen is AMNH 1899, a mandible (jaw containing two premolars and two molars), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is White River Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.

It was recombined as Omomys uintensis by Wortman (1904); it was recombined as Notharctus uintensis by Granger and Gregory (1917); it was recombined as Ourayia uintensis by Gazin (1958), Simons (1961), Robinson (1968), Szalay (1976), Krishtalka (1978) and Gunnell (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Microsyops uintensis Osborn
1902Microsyops uintensis Hay p. 791
1904Omomys uintensis Wortman p. 134
1917Notharctus uintensis Granger and Gregory
1958Ourayia uintensis Gazin
1961Ourayia uintensis Simons
1968Ourayia uintensis Robinson p. 320
1976Ourayia uintensis Szalay
1978Ourayia uintensis Krishtalka
1995Ourayia uintensis Gunnell

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderPrimates
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
infraorderTarsiiformesGregory 1915
superfamilyOmomyoidea
familyOmomyidae
subfamilyOmomyinaeTrouessart 1879
tribeOurayiini
genusOurayia
speciesuintensis()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealf
Diet: insectivoref
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-08-24 13:59:57
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:59:57
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hopson 1973, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Uintan or 46.20000 to 40.40000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Texas) Ourayia uintensis (16651) Ourayia uintensis, Macrotarsius sp. (16586)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Utah) Ourayia uintensis (16589 16607 16646 type locality: 16654)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Ourayia uintensis (16649)