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Altanius orlovi


TAXONOMY:

MORPHOLOGY:
Altanius orlovi is only known from a single jaw bone, so not much information is known (Fleagle, 1988). Based upon the jaw, this individual had a body mass of 30 grams (Fleagle, 1988).

RANGE:
Altanius orlovi was found on the Asian continent in the country of Mongolia and occurred during the early Eocene epoch (Fleagle, 1988).

DIET:
Based upon dental morphology, Altanius orlovi was an insectivore (Fleagle, 1988).

REFERENCES:
Fleagle, J.G. 1988. Primate Adaptation and Evolution. Academic Press: New York.

Last updated: January 24, 2002

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