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Marcgodinotius indicus Bajpai et al. 2005 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Notharctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 98780

Synonym: Anthrasimias gujaratensis Bajpai et al. 2008 (taxon 131036)

Full reference: S. Bajpai, V. V. Kapur, J. G. M. Thewissen, D. P. Das, B. N. Tiwari, R. Sharma, and N. Saravanan. 2005. Early Eocene primates from Vastan Lignite Mine, Gujarat, western India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 50(2):43-54

Belongs to Marcgodinotius according to K. D. Rose et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Marcgodinotius indicus: IITR/SB/VLM 817, a mandible (dentary fragment with m2). Its type locality is Vastan Lignite Mine, which is in a Ypresian lagoonal siltstone/claystone in the Cambay Shale Formation of India.
  • Anthrasimias gujaratensis: IITR/SB/VLM/1137, a tooth (left M1). Its type locality is Vastan Lignite Mine, which is in a Ypresian lagoonal siltstone/claystone in the Cambay Shale Formation of India.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore