Macrotarsius jepseni Robinson 1968 (tarsier)

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Alternative combination: Hemiacodon jepseni

Full reference: P. Robinson. 1968. The paleontology and geology of the Badwater Creek area, central Wyoming. Annals of Carnegie Museum 39(19):307-326

Belongs to Macrotarsius according to G. F. Gunnell 1995

See also Beard et al. 1992, Krishtalka 1978, Robinson 1968, Szalay 1976, West 1982 and Westgate 1990

Sister taxa: Macrotarsius macrorhysis, Macrotarsius montanus, Macrotarsius roederi, Macrotarsius siegerti

Type specimen: PU 16431, a partial skull (r and l dentaries and maxillae with most of upper dentition (except [lower] P2) represented on one or the other tooth row). Its type locality is White River Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.

Ecology: arboreal insectivore


• Eocene of United States (2: Texas, Utah collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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