Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Chlororhysis Gazin, 1959

Genus of tarsiiform primate from the early Eocene of North America belonging to the omomyid subfamily Anaptomorphinae; two species; poorly known, but appears to be among the most primitive anaptomorphines. Estimated body mass around 160 g. Dental formula:; some workers suggest Chlororhysis was insectivorous, but not necessarily exclusively; some of the dentition attributed to this genus may actually belong to another organism.

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