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Bahinia pondaungensis Jaeger et al. 1999 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Eosimiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58155

Synonym: Eosimias paukkaungensis Takai et al. 2005 (taxon 106894)

Full reference: J. J. Jaeger, T. Thein, M. Benammi, Y. Chaimanee, A. N. Soe, T. Lwin, T. Tun, S. Wai, and S. Ducrocq. 1999. A new primate from the middle Eocene of Myanmar and the Asian early origins of Anthropoids. Science 286:528-530

Belongs to Bahinia according to J. J. Jaeger et al. 1999

Sister taxon: Bahinia banyueae

Type specimens:

  • Bahinia pondaungensis: NMMP 15, a partial skull (left and right maxilla and associated jaw fragment). Its type locality is Bahin 4, Pondaung Sandstone, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial sandstone/siltstone in the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar.
  • Eosimias paukkaungensis:

Ecology: scansorial insectivore