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Nature. 1994 Apr 14;368(6472):604-9.

A diverse new primate fauna from middle Eocene fissure-fillings in southeastern China.

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  • 1Section of Vertebrate Paleontology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213.


We report the discovery of a fauna of primates from Eocene (approximately 45 Myr) deposits in China having a diversity greater than in European and North American localities of similar antiquity. From the many forms that will illuminate questions of primate phylogeny comes evidence for a basal radiation of primitive simians.

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