Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Donrussellia Szalay, 1976

Adapoid prosimian from the early Eocene of Europe, belonging to the notharctid subfamily Cercamoniinae; three species; known only from teeth. Originally included among the omomyids, it was subsequently moved to the cercamoniines and may be among the most basal adapoids. Dental formula: 2.1.4.3/2.1.4.3; dentition shows no specializations for herbivory and, combined with small body size, this suggests that this primate was probably insectivorous and/or frugivorous. Body mass estimated to range from 200 to 700 g.

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