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Neosaimiri fieldsi Stirton 1951 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247867

Holotype: Part of Mandiblewith symphysis broken but in contact; median incisors with root in alveoli, left lateral incisor, left canine, left p2, p3-m2 an both sides, alveoli for m3

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1951. Ceboid monkeys from the Miocene of Colombia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 28(11):315-356

Belongs to Neosaimiri according to R. A. Stirton 1951

Sister taxa: Saimiri boliviensis, Saimiri cassiquiarensis, Saimiri collinsi, Saimiri macrodon, Saimiri oerstedii, Saimiri sciureus, Saimiri ustus, Saimiri vanzolinii, Simia morta, Neosaimiri annectens

Type specimen: UCMP 39205, a mandible (Mandibular Symphysis between canines)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): p2 diameter 2.60, p3 diameter 2.40, p4 diameter 2.70, m1 length 3.00, m2 length 3.00, m2 diameter 2.80, Distal Humerus Articular width 9.09, Distal Humerus Biepicondylar width 11.1, Distal Humerus Medial epicondyle width 1.65, Distal Humerus Posterior articular width 4.76, Distal Humerus Trochlea width 3.99, Distal Humerus capitulum width 3.88, Lower i2 1.54 x 1.70, Lower m1 3.02 x 2.77, Lower m2 2.93 x 2.62, Lower p2 2.59 x 2.43, Lower p3 2.37 x 2.53, Lower p4 2.35 x 2.79, Mandibular Symphysis between canines length 5.00, lower C- m2 length 15.6, lower C- m3 length 18.7