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  1. Plesiadapiformes is an extinct order of mammals and are either closely related to the primates, or are the pre-cursor to them.
  2. Plesiadapiformes is a clade related to Primates .
  3. The plesiadapiformes are an infraorder composed of six families and almost forty genera. (Web site)


  1. One of the last Plesiadapiformes is Carpolestes simpsoni. (Web site)
  2. Extinct members of this group include the Paleocene-Eocene Plagiomenidae and Plesiadapiformes, which may be closely related to bats.
  3. New primitive paromomyid from the Clarkforkian of Wyoming and dental eruption in Plesiadapiformes.


  1. The Plesiadapiformes very likely contain the species which is the ancestor of all primates.
  2. The earliest identifiable primates are the plesiadapiformes. (Web site)
  3. Currently it is one of the only plesiadapiformes primitive enough to have possibly given rise to both later plesiadapiformes and higher primates. (Web site)
  4. Dental function and diet in the Carpolestidae (Primates, Plesiadapiformes).


  1. Based on this we say that the plesiadapiformes were primarily insectivorous with diets resembling modern prosimmians such as lemurs and galagos. (Web site)
  2. However by the late Paleocene - Early Eocene some plesiadapiformes were adopting diets of fruit or leaves. (Web site)


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