"Giant" tamarin from the Miocene of Colombia.

  title={"Giant" tamarin from the Miocene of Colombia.},
  author={Richard F Kay},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={95 3},
  • Richard F Kay
  • Published 1994 in American journal of physical anthropology
A nearly complete but badly crushed skull and mandible of Lagonimico conclucatus, gen. et sp. nov. is described from the La Victoria Formation, Colombia. The specimen is of middle Miocene age and dates from about 13.5 Ma. Features of the dentition suggest Lagonimico is a sister group to living Callitrichinae (Saguinus, Leontopithecus, Callithrix, and Cebuella). These features include having elongate compressed lower incisors, a reduced P2 lingual moiety, and the absence of upper molar hypocones… CONTINUE READING


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