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Washakius woodringi Stock 1938 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52702

Alternative combination: Yumanius woodringi

Full reference: C. Stock. 1938. A Tarsiid Primate and a Mixodectid from the Poway Eocene, California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 24(7):288-293

Belongs to Washakius according to J. G. Honey 1990

Sister taxa: Washakius insignis, Washakius izetti

Type specimen: Calif. Inst. Tech. Vert. Pale. Coll. No. 2233, a maxilla (right maxillary fragment with M1 and M2). Its type locality is San Diego Mission (CIT 249-S), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Friars Formation of California.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.96 x 1.59