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Donrussellia magna


TAXONOMY:

MORPHOLOGY:
Donrussellia magna has a dental formula of 2:1:4:3 on both the upper and lower jaw (Fleagle, 1999). The upper molars of this species are tritubercular and the lower molars have a simple trigonid and a broad talonid (Fleagle, 1999). The average body mass for this species is 730 grams (Fleagle, 1999).

RANGE:
Donrussellia magna lived in Europe and occurred during the early Eocene (Fleagle, 1999).

REFERENCES:
Fleagle, J.G. 1999. Primate Adaptation and Evolution. Academic Press: San Diego.

Last updated: November 13, 2001

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