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Plesiadapiformes


This is the taxonomy of the Plesiadapiformes, formerly placed in the order Primata, now part of its own order. Click the name of the family to the right to move through the page more quickly.
Plesiadapidae Carpolestidae Saxonellidae
Paromomyidae Micromomyidae Palaechthonidae
Microsyopidae Picrodontidae Picromomyidae


ORDER PLESIADAPIFORMES

SUPERFAMILY PLESIADAPOIDEA

Family Plesiadapidae Back to Top

Pandemonium dis
Pronothodectes matthewi
Pronothodectes jepi
Pronothodectes gaoi
Nannodectes intermedius
Nannodectes gazini
Nannodectes simpsoni
Nannodectes gidleyi
Plesiadapis praecursor
Plesiadapis anceps
Plesiadapis rex
Plesiadapis gingerichi
Plesiadapis churchilli
Plesiadapis fodinatus
Plesiadapis dubius
Plesiadapis simonsi
Plesiadapis cookei
Plesiadapis walbeckensis
Plesiadapis remensis
Plesiadapis tricuspidens
Plesiadapis russelli
Chiromyoides campanicus
Chiromyoides caesor
Chiromyoides minor
Chiromyoides potior
Chiromyoides major
Platychoerops daubrei
Platychoerops richardsoni

Family Carpolestidae Back to Top

Chronolestes simul
Elphidotarsius florencae
Elphidotarsius shotgunensis
Elphidotarsius russelli
Elphidotarsius wightoni
Carpodaptes aulacodon
Carpodaptes hazelae
Carpodaptes jepseni
Carpolestes nigridens
Carpolestes dubius
Carpocristes orlens
Carpocristes hobackensis
Carpocristes cygneus

Family Saxonellidae Back to Top

Saxonella crepaturae
Saxonella naylori

Family Paromomyidae Back to Top

Paromomys maturus
Paromomys depressidens
Ignacius graybullianus
Ignacius frugivorus
Ignacius fremontensis
Ignacius mcgrewi
Phenacolemur praecox
Phenacolemur simonsi
Phenacolemur pagei
Phenacolemur jepseni
Elwynella oreas
Simpsonlemur citatus
Dillerlemur robinettei
Pulverflumen magnificum
Arcius rougieri
Arcius fuscus
Arcius lapparenti

Family Micromomyidae Back to Top

Micromomys silvercouleei
Micromomys willwoodensis
Micromomys vossae
Micromomys fremdi
Tinimomys graybulliensis
Chalicomomys antelucanus
Myrmekomomys loomisi

Family Palaechthonidae Back to Top

Palaechthon alticuspis
Palaechthon nacimienti
Palaechthon woodi
Plesiolestes problematicus
Plesiolestes sirokyi
Talpohenach torrejonia
Torrejonia wilsoni
Palenochtha minor
Premnoides douglassi

Family Microsyopidae Back to Top

Navajovius kohlaasae
Berruvius lesseroni
Berruvius gingerichi
Niptomomys doreenae
Niptomomys thelmae
Uintasorex parvulus
Avenius amatorum
Microsyops angustidens
Microsyops latidens
Microsyops scottianus
Microsyops elegans
Microsyops annectens
Microsyops kratos
Arctodontomys wilsoni
Arctodontomys simplicidens
Arctodontomys nuptus
Craseops sylvestris
Megadelphus lundeliusi

Family Picrodontidae Back to Top

Picrodus silberlingi
Zanycteris paleocenus
Draconodus apertus

Family Picromomyidae Back to Top

Picromomys petersonorum
Alveojunctus minutus

Adapted from: Fleagle, J.G. 1999. Primate Adaptation and Evolution. Academic Press, New York.

Last updated: November 16, 2005

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