Première découverte d’espèces sympatriques de Paromomyidés (Plésiadapiformes, Mammifères) en Europe

Adeline AUMONT

fr Comptes Rendus Palevol 3 (1) - Pages 27-34

Published on 31 January 2004

First discovery of sympatric paromomyid species in Europe

The Condé-en-Brie locality (Aisne, France – MP8+9), the richest in the Paris Basin Early Eocene, allows us to study morphological and biometrical variability of the paromomyid assemblage. Their high range of variation suggests the presence of two close species, attributed to Arcius fuscus and A. lapparenti. This is the first evidence of sympatric paromomyid species in Europe.


Plesiadapiformes, Paromomyidae, variability, sympatric species, Condé-en-Brie, Early Eocene, France

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