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Simiolus enjiessi


TAXONOMY:

MORPHOLOGY:
Simiolus enjiessi had a dental formula of 2:1:2:3 on both the upper and lower jaw (Fleagle, 1988). The upper canines of this species were very narrow (Fleagle, 1988). The upper third premolar of this species was triangular in shape (Fleagle, 1988). The upper molars of this species were long (Fleagle, 1988). This species had an average body mass of around 7.0 kilograms (Fleagle, 1988).

RANGE:
Simiolus enjiessi was found on the continent of Africa in the country of Kenya and occurred during the early Miocene (Fleagle, 1988).

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

Last updated: November 15, 2001

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