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Teilhardina crassidens Bown and Rose 1987 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Omomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52106

Full reference: T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose. 1987. Paleontological Society Memoir 23

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

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

Type specimen: UW 8959, a mandible (left dentary with p3-m2, roots of i1 and c, and alveoli for i2 and p2). Its type locality is Elk Creek (180 m), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 1.55 x 2.39, M1 1.72 x 2.63, M2 1.63 x 2.87, p4 1.54 x 1.48, m1 1.84 x 1.64, m2 1.79 x 1.69