Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Stockia Powayensis Gazin, 1958

Tarsiiform primate from the late Eocene of North America belonging to the omomyid subfamily Omomyinae; monotypic; closest relationship appears to be with Utahia, although dentally distinct. Estimated body mass around 500 g. Dental formula uncertain; mandibular and dental morphology suggestive of frugivory or, perhaps, nectarivory.

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