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Strigorhysis huerfanensis Bown and Rose 1987 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51827

Full reference: T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose. 1987. Patterns of Dental Evolution in Early Eocene Anaptomorphine Primates (Omomyidae) from the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Paleontological Society Memoir 23:1-162

Belongs to Strigorhysis according to T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose 1987

Sister taxa: Strigorhysis bridgerensis, Strigorhysis rugosus

Type specimen: AMNH 55218, a partial skull (fragmentary left mandible with p4-m3 and right maxillary fragment preserving P3-4 (damaged), M2-3). Its type locality is Huerfano I, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Huerfano Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 2.85 x 2.20