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Pandemonium dis


TAXONOMY:

This species is intermediate between Purgatorius and later plesiadapids (Fleagle, 1999).

MORPHOLOGY:
Pandemonium dis had a body mass of around 220 grams (Fleagle, 1999).

RANGE:
Pandemonium dis was found in North America and occurred during the early Paleocene epoch (Fleagle, 1999).

ECOLOGY:
Based upon teeth morphology, Pandemonium dis was an insectivore/frugivore (Fleagle, 1999).

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

Last updated: November 21, 2002

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