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Alouatta mauroi Tejedor et al. 2008 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Atelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 251835

Full reference: M. F. Tejedor, A. L. Rosenberg, and C. Cartelle. 2008. Nueva especie de Alouatta (Primates, Atelinae) del Pleistoceno Tardío de Bahía, Brasil. Ameghiniana 45(1):247-251

Belongs to Alouatta according to M. F. Tejedor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Alouatta arctoidea, Alouatta belzebul, Alouatta caraya, Alouatta coibensis, Alouatta discolor, Alouatta guariba, Alouatta macconnelli, Alouatta nigerrima, Alouatta palliatus, Alouatta pigra, Alouatta sara, Alouatta seniculus, Alouatta ululata

Type specimen: MCL 7323, a partial skull. Its type locality is Gruta dos Brejoes, which is in a Pleistocene/Holocene terrestrial horizon in Brazil.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P2 7.80 x 6.70, P4 8.10 x 5.50, M2 9.50 x 8.00, Canine alveolus width 11.0, Palatal width width 38.0