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Purgatorius janisae


Purgatorius janisae had a dental formula of 3:1:4:3 (Fleagle, 1999). Overall this species had primitive molars and molars with relatively low molar trigonids (Fleagle, 1999). The second lower molars are broad and the third molars are elongated (Fleagle, 1999).

Purgatorius janisae was found in North America, in the state of Montana (Fleagle, 1999). This species occurred during the early Paleocene (Fleagle, 1999).

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

Last updated: January 1, 2002

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