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Carpolestes Simpson 1928 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Carpolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40744

Synonym: Litotherium Simpson 1929 (taxon 47740)

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1928. A new mammalian fauna from the Fort Union of southern Montana. American Museum Novitates 297:1-15

Parent taxon: Carpolestinae according to K. C. Beard et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Carpocristes, Carpodaptes, Elphidotarsius, Subengius

Subtaxa: Carpolestes dubius, Carpolestes nigridens, Carpolestes simpsoni, Carpolestes twelvemilensis

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Type: Carpolestes nigridens

Ecology: scansorial insectivore