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Petrolemur brevirostre Tong 1979 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Petrolemuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 145176

Full reference: Y.-S. Tong. 1979. A Late Paleocene Primate from S. China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 17(1):65-70

Belongs to Petrolemur according to M. Godinot 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V5298, a maxilla (left maxilla with associated C-M3). Its type locality is Datang commune, IVPP Loc. 73059, which is in a Paleocene/Paleocene terrestrial horizon in the Nongshan Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore