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Saxonella crepaturae


TAXONOMY:

MORPHOLOGY:
Saxonella crepaturae has a dental formula of 1:0:2:3 on the lower jaw (Conroy, 1990). This species had incisors which were procumbent (Conroy, 1990). This species had a lower third premolar which was a blade-like, cutting tooth and the lower fourth premolar was relatively small (Conroy, 1990). This species had a plagiaulacoid dentition (Conroy, 1990).

RANGE:
Saxonella crepaturae occurred during the late Paleocene (Fleagle, 1988).

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

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

Last updated: November 15, 2001

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