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Aotus dindensis Setoguchi and Rosenberger 1987 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 143115

Full reference: T. Setoguchi and A. L. Rosenberger. 1987. A fossil owl monkey from La Venta, Colombia. Nature 692-694

Belongs to Aotus according to M. Takai et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Aotus azarae, Aotus griseimembra, Aotus nancymaae, Aotus trivirgatus

Type specimen: IGM-KU 8601, a partial skull (left hemimandible with right I1-leftM3 and a left maxillary fragment preserving roots of P3-M2 and the lingual half of M3). Its type locality is El Dinde Locality 9-86-A, which is in a Friasian terrestrial horizon in the Honda Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore