Edworthia

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Edworthia
Temporal range: 61.5 Ma
Early Paleocene
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Edworthia

Fox, Scott & Rankin, 2010
Species
  • E. lerbekmoi Fox, Scott & Rankin, 2010 (type)

Edworthia is an extinct genus of paromomyid plesiadapiform which existed in Alberta, Canada, during the early Paleocene (middle Torrejonian age).[1] It was first named by Richard C. Fox, Craig S. Scott and Brian D. Rankin in 2010 and the type species is Edworthia lerbekmoi.[1] Edworthia described from a recently discovered locality in the Paskapoo Formation, exposed at a road cut in Edworthy Municipal Park.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Richard C. Fox; Craig S. Scott; Brian D. Rankin (2010). "Edworthia Lerbekmoi, A New Primitive Paromomyid Primate from the Torrejonian (Early Paleocene) of Alberta, Canada". Journal of Paleontology. 84 (5): 868–878. doi:10.1666/09-072.1. S2CID 140180081.