? Nycticebus linglom

? Nycticebus linglom

? Nycticebus linglom

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Nycticebus linglom

? Nycticebus linglom is a fossil strepsirrhine primate from the Miocene of Thailand. Known only from a single tooth, an upper third molar, it is thought to be related to the living slow lorises, but the material is not sufficient to assign the species to Nycticebus with certainty, and the species name therefore uses open nomenclature. With a width of 1.82 mm, this tooth is very small for a primate. It is triangular in shape, supported by a single root, and shows three main cusps, in addition to various crests. The absence of a fourth cusp, the hypocone, distinguishes it from various other prosimian primates.

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1. ? Nycticebus linglom Wikipeida article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%3F_Nycticebus_linglom

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