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Hemiacodon casamissus Beard et al. 1992 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46846

Full reference: K. C. Beard, L. Kristalka, and R. K. Stucky. 1992. Revision of the Wind River faunas, early Eocene of central Wyoming. Part 12. New species of omomyid primates (Mammalia: Primates: Omomyidae) and omomyid taxonomic composition across the early-middle Eocene boundary. Annals of Carnegie Museum 61(1):39-62

Belongs to Hemiacodon according to P. C. Murphey and R. H. Dunn 2009

Sister taxa: Hemiacodon engardae, Hemiacodon gracilis, Hemiacodon pygmaeus

Type specimen: CM 62035, a mandible (associated left and right dentary fragments preserving left M2, talonid heel of left M3, right M1-2, and right P3). Its type locality is Buck Spring Quarries, which is in a Lostcabinian terrestrial horizon in the Wind River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 2.90 x 2.35