Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Archicebus achilles Ni et al. 2013 (tarsier)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Archicebidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 345141

Full reference: X. Ni, D. L. Gebo, M. Dagosto, J. Meng, P. Tafforeau, J. J. Flynn, and K. C. Beard. 2013. The oldest known primate skeleton and early haplorhine evolution. Nature 498:60-64

Belongs to Archicebus according to X. Ni et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V18618, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Near Jingzhou, which is in an Eocene terrestrial shale in the Yangxi Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore