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Cantius nunienus Cope 1881 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44898

Alternative combinations: Notharctus nunienus, Pelycodus nunienum

Synonyms: Copelemur consortutus Gingerich and Simons 1977 (no. 45236), Notharctus limosus Gazin 1952 (no. 49191)

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 Cantius according to G. F. Gunnell 2002

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 4.10 x 5.25, M2 4.33 x 6.07, M3 3.48 x 5.16, m1 4.32 x 3.54, m2 4.48 x 3.89, m3 5.57 x 3.53