Human Evolution

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 9–16

A new genus and species of an early Eocene primate from North Africa

  • J. -L. Hartenberger
  • B. Marandat

DOI: 10.1007/BF02437474

Cite this article as:
Hartenberger, J.L. & Marandat, B. Hum. Evol. (1992) 7: 9. doi:10.1007/BF02437474


A new Adapiform Primate from the locality of Chambi (Tunisia) is described and assigned toDjebelemur martinezi gen.nov., sp. nov. Holotype CBI 33, fragment of left mandible with P/3-M/3. Other material includes a lower and two upper isolated molars and one probable lower canine. This new material is assigned to the Adapidae.

Key words

Djebelemur martinezi early Eocene Chambi 

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© International Institute for the Study of Man 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. -L. Hartenberger
    • 1
  • B. Marandat
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de PaléontologieUniversité de Montpellier IIMontpellier Cedex 5France

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