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Cantius trigonodus Matthew 1915 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44902

Alternative combination: Pelycodus trigonodus

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1915. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 34

Belongs to Cantius according to G. F. Gunnell 2002

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

Type specimen: AMNH 15017, a partial skull (associated upper and lower jaws). Its type locality is American Museum Dry Camp 1, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwod Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore