Dolichocebus

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Dolichocebus
Temporal range: Early Miocene (Colhuehuapian)
~21.0–17.5 Ma
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cebidae
Genus: Dolichocebus
Bordas, 1942
Species: D. gaimanensis
Binomial name
Dolichocebus gaimanensis
Kraglievich, 1951

Dolichocebus is an extinct New World monkey genus that lived in Argentine Patagonia (Sarmiento Formation) from about 21 to 17.5 million years ago during the Early Miocene (Colhuehuapian in the SALMA classification).[1][2] The type species is D. gaimanensis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dolichocebus at Fossilworks.org
  2. ^ Fleagle, J.G. and R.F. Kay (1989). "The dental morphology of Dolichocebus gaimanensis, a fossil monkey from Argentina". American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 78: 221. doi:10.1002/ajpa.1330780206.