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Tetonius matthewi Bown and Rose 1987 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Omomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52191

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 Tetonius according to T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose 1987

Sister taxa: Tetonius homunculus, Tetonius mckennai, Paratetonius steini, Pseudotetonius ambiguus

Type specimen: CM 12190, a mandible (left dentary with nearly complete dentition). Its type locality is Elk Creek (180 m), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 2.27 x 2.10