Acrecebus

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Acrecebus
Temporal range: Late Miocene (Mayoan-Huayquerian)
~11.6–7.246 Ma
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cebidae
Subfamily: Cebinae
Genus: Acrecebus
Kay, 2006
Species:
A. fraileyi
Binomial name
Acrecebus fraileyi

Acrecebus is a prehistoric cebid monkey from the Late Miocene Solimões Formation of Acre State, Brazil and Bolivia.[1][2] The only species known is A. fraileyi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acrecebus at Fossilworks.org
  2. ^ Kay RF & Cozzuol MA (2006). "New platyrrhine monkeys from the Solimões Formation (late Miocene, Acre State, Brazil)". Journal of Human Evolution. 50 (6): 673–686. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2006.01.002. PMID 16530809.