Paromomyidae

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Paromomyidae
Ignacius NT.jpg
Restoration of Ignacius graybullianus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Plesiadapiformes
Family: Paromomyidae
Simpson, 1940[1]
Subfamilies and genera

Paromomyidae is a family of mammals that may include the earliest primates, or taxa closely related to them, including Acidomomys.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bloch, Jonathan I.; Silcox, Mary T.; Boyer, Doug M.; Sargis, Eric J. (January 23, 2007). "New Paleocene skeletons and the relationship of plesiadapiforms to crown-clade primates". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104 (4): 1159–1164. doi:10.1073/pnas.0610579104. PMC 1783133. PMID 17229835.