- order: Plesiadapiformes
- superfamily: Plesiadapoidea
- family: Saxonellidae
Saxonella naylori 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 large blade-like, cutting tooth and the lower fourth premolar was relatively small (Conroy, 1990; Fleagle, 1999). This species had a plagiaulacoid dentition (Conroy, 1990). This species had an estimated body mass of around 59 grams (Fleagle, 1999).
Saxonella naylori occurred during the late Paleocene (Fleagle, 1988).
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.
Fleagle, J.G. 1999. Primate Adaptation and Evolution. Academic Press: San Diego.
Last updated: June 13, 2005