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Adapiformes

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New John Day Fossil Beds find: Last non-human primates
The discovered fossils are similar to primate fossils from Thailand and Pakistan, suggesting that this new species was a member of the lemur-like adapiform group.
On Dinosaur Time
Saber-fanged, knobbly-headed herbivores such as Uintatherium, lemur-like primates called adapiforms, razor-jawed carnivores known as creodonts and many other strange forms proliferated and disappeared. Even lineages familiar to us today, such as ...
Do new discoveries ever “rewrite evolutionary history”?
You can't go for a month without seeing a claim that some new discovery has rewritten evolutionary history. If headlines are to be believed, phylogeny – the business of drawing family trees between different species – is an etch-a-sketch science.
Five Early Primates You Should Know
Notharctus: This North American genus lived about 50 million years ago and belonged to a family of lemur-like primates called adapiforms. Notharctus had a long tail, leaped from tree to tree and snacked on leaves.
The Lemur That Was a Fish
And even though lemur-like primates called adapiforms once clambered through dense forests over much of the northern hemisphere, they didn't have any record at all in South America. Lemurs and their forebears had no known connection to South America.

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