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Macrotarsius jepseni Robinson 1968 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47852

Alternative combination: Hemiacodon jepseni

Full reference: P. Robinson. 1968. The paleontology and geology of the Badwater Creek area, central Wyoming. Annals of Carnegie Museum 39(19):307-326

Belongs to Macrotarsius according to G. F. Gunnell 1995

Sister taxa: Macrotarsius macrorhysis, Macrotarsius montanus, Macrotarsius roederi, Macrotarsius siegerti

Type specimen: PU 16431, a partial skull (r and l dentaries and maxillae with most of upper dentition (except [lower] P2) represented on one or the other tooth row). Its type locality is White River Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 3.77 x 4.65, M2 3.95 x 5.05, M3 3.47 x 4.64, m1 3.96 x 3.27