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Platychoerops Charlesworth 1855 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Plesiadapidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40737

Alternative spelling: Platychaerops

Synonym: Miolophus Owen 1865 [objective synonym] (taxon 144241)

Parent taxon: Plesiadapidae according to D. M. Boyer et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Asioplesiadapinae, Chiromyoides, Jattadectes, Megachiromyoides, Nannodectes, Plesiadapis, Pronothodectes

Subtaxa: Platychoerops antiquus, Platychoerops boyeri, Platychoerops daubrei, Platychoerops richardsoni, Platychoerops russelli, Plesiadapis (Subunicuspidens)

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Type: Platychoerops richardsoni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore