New Uintan primates from Texas and their implications for North American patterns of species richness during the Eocene.


New omomyid fossils from the Purple Bench locality of the Devil's Graveyard Formation, middle Eocene (Uintan) of southwest Texas, are described. One specimen represents a new genus and species, herein named Diablomomys dalquesti. This new species is allocated to the tribe Omomyini, sister taxon to Omomys and Chumashius. A second specimen represents a range… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2008.07.007


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