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Onychonycteris finneyi Simmons et al. 2008 (bat)

Osteichthyes - Onychonycteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 117585

Full reference: N. B. Simmons, K. L. Seymour, J. Habersetzer and G. F. Gunnell. 2008. Primitive Early Eocene bat from Wyoming and the evolution of flight and echolocation. Nature 451:818-821

Belongs to Onychonycteris according to N. B. Simmons et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ROM 55351A,B, a skeleton (nearly complete, articulated skeleton including skull with lower jaws). Its type locality is Finney Quarry, which is in a Lostcabinian lacustrine - large limestone in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore