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Godinotia
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Godinotia as seened in Walking with Beasts.
Information
Range Germany
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Family Adapidae
Genus Godinotia
Species G. neglecta
Conservation Status
EXSpecies
Extinct

The Godinotia is an extinct genus of prosimian ("pre-monkey") primate belonging to the Adapidae family. It lived during the Eocene epoch (49 million years ago), and its fossils have been found in the Messel Pit, Germany.

Size

Godinotia were about 30 cm long, excluding the tail, smaller than a domestic cat.

Discovery and Species

The genus is named after primate researcher Marc Godinot.

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