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Afrotarsius Simons and Bown 1985 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Afrotarsiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40839

Full reference: E. L. Simons and T. M. Bown. 1985. Afrotarsius chatrathi, first tarsiiform primate (? Tarsiidae) from Africa. Nature 313:475-477

Parent taxon: Afrotarsiidae according to R. F. Kay et al. 2004

Sister taxon: Afrasia

Subtaxa: Afrotarsius chatrathi, Afrotarsius libycus

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Type: Afrotarsius chatrathi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore