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Teilhardina americana Bown 1976 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Omomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52105

Alternative combination: Tetonoides americana

Full reference: T. M. Bown. 1976. Affinities of Teilhardina (Primates, Omomyidae) with Description of a New Species from North America. Folia Primatologica 25

Belongs to Teilhardina according to J. J. Hooker 2007

Sister taxa: Teilhardina asiatica, Teilhardina belgica, Teilhardina brandti, Teilhardina crassidens, Teilhardina demissa, Teilhardina gingerichi, Teilhardina magnoliana, Teilhardina tenuicula

Type specimen: UW 6896, a mandible (left dentary with c, possible alveolus for p1, p2-m3). Its type locality is No Water (150'), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 1.57 x 2.35, M1 1.89 x 2.92, M2 1.80 x 3.09, p4 1.60 x 1.39, m1 1.96 x 1.61, m2 1.91 x 1.68