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Microsyops scottianus Cope 1881 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Microsyopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48557

Alternative combination: Cynodontomys scottianus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. On the Vertebrata of the Wind River Eocene beds of Wyoming. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 6(1):183-202

Belongs to Microsyops according to G. F. Gunnell 1989

Sister taxa: Microsyops angustidens, Microsyops annectens, Microsyops cardiorestes, Microsyops elegans, Microsyops knightensis, Microsyops kratos, Microsyops latidens, Microsyops vicarius

Type specimen: AMNH no4748, a mandible (fragmentary left mandible with P4-M2).

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 3.99 x 3.01