Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Mahgarita Stevensi Wilson And Szalay, 1976

Adapoid prosimian from the late Eocene of North America and the only North American member of the notharctid subfamily Cercamoniinae; monotypic; known from crania and teeth. Estimated body mass around 700 g. Dental formula: 2.1.3.3/2.1.3.3; tall crests on the molars interpreted by some workers as indicating a dietary regime of either insectivory or folivory; fused mandibular symphysis.

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