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Metacheiromys Wortman 1903 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Ferae - Metacheiromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43666

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1903. Studies of Eocene Mammalia in the Marsh Collection, Peabody Museum. Part II. Primates. Suborder Cheiromyoidea. The American Journal of Science, series 4 16:345-368

Parent taxon: Metacheiromyidae according to K. D. Rose 1978

Sister taxa: Brachianodon, Mylanodon, Palaeanodon, Propalaeanodon

Subtaxa: Metacheiromys dasypus, Metacheiromys marshi

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Type: Metacheiromys marshi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore