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Mohanamico hershkovitzi


TAXONOMY:

MORPHOLOGY:
Mohanamico hershkovitzi had an average body mass of around 1.0 kilograms (Fleagle, 1988). The lower lateral incisor of this species was large (Fleagle, 1988).

RANGE:
Mohanamico hershkovitzi lived on the continent of South America and was found in the country of Colombia (Fleagle, 1988). This species occurred during middle Miocene (Fleagle, 1988).

DIET:
Based upon dental morphology this was most likely a frugivorous species (Fleagle, 1988).

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

Last updated: November 14, 2001

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