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Afradapis longicristatus Seiffert et al. 2009 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 156661

Full reference: E. R. Seiffert, J. M. G. Perry, E. L. Simons and D. M. Boyer. 2009. Convergent evolution of anthropoid-like adaptations in Eocene adapiform primates. Nature 461:1118-1121

Belongs to Afradapis according to E. R. Seiffert et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CGM 83690, a mandible (partial left mandible preserving P4–M3 and masseteric fossa). Its type locality is Birket Qarun Locality 2, which is in a Priabonian channel sandstone in the Birket Qarun Formation of Egypt.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore