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Steinius vespertinus Matthew 1915 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Omomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51772

Alternative combinations: Loveina vespertinus, Omomys vespertinus, Uintanius vespertinus

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1915. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 34

Belongs to Steinius according to T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose 1991

Sister taxon: Steinius annectens

Type specimen: AMNH 16835, a mandible (fragment of left ramus with m1-3)

Ecology: arboreal insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 2.00 x 2.83, M1 2.18 x 3.22, M2 2.00 x 3.55, m1 2.45 x 1.90, m2 2.24 x 1.89