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Periconodon jaegeri


Periconodon jaegeri has relatively broad and bulbous cusps (Fleagle, 1999). This species has an average body mass of 920 grams (Fleagle, 1999).

Periconodon jaegeri lived on the continent of Europe and occurred during the middle Eocene (Fleagle, 1999).

Based upon dental morphology, Periconodon jaegeri is a frugivorous species (Fleagle, 1999). Insects may also have been part of the diet of this species (Conroy, 1990).

Conroy, G.C. 1990. Primate Evolution. W.W. Norton and Co.: New York.

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

Last updated: November 13, 2001

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