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Eosimias sinensis Beard et al. 1994 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Eosimiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 101397

Full reference: K. C. Beard, T. Qi, M. R. Dawson, B. Wang, and C. Li. 1994. A diverse new primate fauna from middle Eocene fissure-fillings in southeastern China. Nature 368:604-609

Belongs to Eosimias according to K. C. Beard and J. Wang 2004

Sister taxa: Eosimias centennicus, Eosimias dawsonae

Type specimen: IVPP V10591, a mandible (right mandibe preserving P4-M2 and roots or alveoli for C1, P2-3, and M3). Its type locality is Shanghuang Quarry, fissure D, which is in an Eocene fissure fill limestone in China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore