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Shoshonius bowni Honey 1990 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Omomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51542

Full reference: J. G. Honey. 1990. New Washakiin Primates (Omomyidae) from the Eocene of Wyoming and Colorado, and Comments on the Evolution of the Washakiini. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 10(2)

Belongs to Shoshonius according to J. G. Honey 1990

Sister taxon: Shoshonius cooperi

Type specimen: USGS 2020, a maxilla (fragment of right maxillary with M1-3)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 2.17 x 3.00, M2 2.05 x 3.37, M3 1.90 x 2.87, m1 2.25 x 1.75