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Uintasorex parvulus Matthew 1909 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Microsyopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52572

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1909. The Carnivora and Insectivora of the Bridger Basin, middle Eocene. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 9:289-567

Belongs to Uintasorex according to P. Robinson 1968

Sister taxon: Uintasorex montezumicus

Type specimen: A.M. No. 12052, a mandible (right ramus of the mandible with P4-M1 and the root of the enlarged, rodentlike anterior tooth). Its type locality is Henry's Fork Hill (Bridger D), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.01 x 1.16, M2 0.972 x 1.159, M3 0.807 x 0.902, m1 1.13 x 0.89