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Right talus 3D surface of a Miocene Cebinae indet. primate

Data citation: Laurent Marivaux Logo, Rodolfo Salas-Gismondi Logo and Pierre-Olivier Antoine Logo, 2019. M3#380. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf.380

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Sex : indet

Age group : Adult

Age (if applicable) : late Early Miocene ('Pinturan')

Material Type : Talus (ankle bone, astragalus)

Origin : MD-61 (Madre de Dios, Atalaya, Peruvian Amazonia)

Class : Mammalia

Order : Primates

Family : Cebidae

Genus : Cebinae indet.

Species :sp.

MUSM-2024: despite the presence of few cracks, MUSM-2024 is complete and undistorted, and represents a right talus (ankle bone). Only the dorsal aspect of the talar body is slightly damaged in the distal part of the medial trochlear rim, where a single and irregular pit may correspond to a tooth print resulting from peri-mortem predation

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3D model related to the publication: A platyrrhine talus from the early Miocene of Peru (Amazonian Madre de Dios Sub-Andean Zone)
Laurent Marivaux, Rodolfo Salas-Gismondi and Pierre-Olivier Antoine
Published online: 30/01/2019

Keywords: Cebidae Cebinae; Neogene; Primates; South America; Tarsal bone


    This contribution contains the 3D model of the fossil talus of a small-bodied anthropoid primate (Platyrrhini, Cebidae, Cebinae) discovered from lower Miocene deposits of Peruvian Amazonia (MD-61 locality, Upper Madre de Dios Basin). This fossil was described and figured in the following publication: Marivaux et al. (2012), A platyrrhine talus from the early Miocene of Peru (Amazonian Madre de Dios Sub-Andean Zone). Journal of Human Evolution.  

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Published in Volume 05, issue 01 (2019)