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Arctodontomys wilsoni Szalay 1969 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Microsyopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44273

Alternative combination: Microsyops wilsoni

Full reference: F. S. Szalay. 1969. Mixodectidae, Microsyopidae, and the insectivore-primate transition. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 140(4):193-330

Belongs to Arctodontomys according to P. D. Gingerich 1989

Sister taxa: Arctodontomys nuptus, Arctodontomys simplicidens

Type specimen: U.K.M.N.H. No. 8520, a mandible (fragmentary left mandible with P4-M2). Its type locality is University of Kansas Museum of Natural History Locality 32, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 2.70 x 3.25, M1 2.82 x 3.43, M2 2.83 x 3.68, M3 2.51 x 3.05, p4 2.71 x 1.85, m1 2.79 x 2.03, m2 2.91 x 2.19, m3 3.05 x 1.88