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Pelycodus Cope 1875 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Adapidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40765

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. Systematic Catalogue of Vertebrata of the Eocene of New Mexico, Collected in 1874. Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, Engineer Department, U. S. Army 5-37

Parent taxon: Adapidae according to P. D. Gingerich and R. A. Haskin 1981

Sister taxa: Adapina, Adapinae, Arisella, Arisella capellae, Sivaladapis

Subtaxa: Pelycodus danielsae, Pelycodus eppsi, Pelycodus jarrovii, Pelycodus savagei

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Type: Prototomus jarrovii

Ecology: scansorial insectivore