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Cantius eppsi Cooper 1932 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 347832

Alternative combination: Protoadapis eppsi

Belongs to Cantius according to J. J. Hooker 2010

Sister taxa: Cantius abditus, Cantius actius, Cantius angulatus, Cantius frugivorus, Cantius mckennai, Cantius nunienus, Cantius ralstoni, Cantius savagei, Cantius simonsi, Cantius torresi, Cantius trigonodus

Type specimen: NHMUK M13773, a mandible. Its type locality is Abbey Wood, which is in a Ypresian marine sandstone in the Blackheath Beds Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore