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Catopithecus browni Simons 1989 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Oligopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 97121

Full reference: E. L. Simons. 1989. Description of two genera and species of Late Eocene Anthropoidea from Egypt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 86:9956-9960

Belongs to Catopithecus according to E. L. Simons 1989

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CGM 41885, a mandible (right mandible). Its type locality is Quarry L-41 (Jebel Qatrani Formation), which is in a Rupelian lacustrine mudstone in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull length 50.0