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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. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. 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