PaleoDB taxon number: 44951
Full reference: J. I. Bloch and P. D. Gingerich. 1998. Carpolestes simpsoni, New Species (Mammalia, Proprimates) from the Late Paleocene of the Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 30(4):131-162
Type specimen: UM 86273, a skull (compressed skull with complete left dentary). Its type locality is Discovery Site, which is in a Clarkforkian wet floodplain wackestone in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore
Average measurements (in mm): P3 2.63 x 2.05, P4 2.02 x 1.78, M1 1.49 x 2.04, p4 2.96 x 1.60, m1 1.75 x 1.32