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PLESIADAPIS
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Definitions

  1. Plesiadapis was a mammal that lived from the late Paleocene and the early Eocene (roughly 65 million years ago).
  2. Plesiadapis is one of the oldest known primate -like mammal species which existed about 60 mya in Asia, Africa and South America.
  3. Plesiadapis was named by Gervais in 1877.
  4. Plesiadapis is een uitgestorven zoogdier uit de orde Plesiadapiformes, een zustergroep van de orde der primaten.
  5. Plesiadapis is de naamgever en tevens de bekendste soort van de orde waartoe het behoort.

Plesiadapis

  1. One example is Plesiadapis which is extinct by 45 million years ago.
  2. Plesiadapis had long, large, rodent-like incisors (pointed teeth) at the front of the mouth and wide, flat grinding teeth (molars) at the rear of the jaws.
  3. Plesiadapis is one of the oldest known primate -like mammal species which existed about 60 mya in Asia, Africa and South America.

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