Phoxomylus

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Phoxomylus
Temporal range: 60.2 Ma
Late Paleocene
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Phoxomylus

Fox, 2011
Species
  • P. puncticuspis Fox, 2011 (type)

Phoxomylus is an extinct genus of palaechthonid plesiadapiform which existed in Alberta, Canada, during the late Paleocene (earliest Tiffanian age).[1] It was first named by Richard C. Fox in 2011 and the type species is Phoxomylus puncticuspis.[1] The holotype exposed in Paskapoo Formation by Gordon P. Youzwyshyn on 10 July 1988.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Richard C. Fox (2011). "An unusual early primate from the Paleocene Paskapoo Formation, Alberta, Canada" (PDF). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 56 (1): 1–10. doi:10.4202/app.2009.0079.