Early Primates Bloch J I and Boyer D M

Introduction 535

Clarks Fork Basin Fossiliferous Freshwater Limestones 537

Documenting Postcranial-Dental Associations 538 Micromomyid Skeleton: An Example from a Late Paleocene

Limestone 539

Newly Discovered Plesiadapiform Skeletons 541

Postcranial Morphology and Inferred Positional Behaviors 541

Plesiadapifoms as Claw-Climbing Arborealists 541 Plesiadapiform Specializations: A Diversity of Arboreal

Behaviors 553

Paromomyidae 553

Carpolestidae 557

Plesiadapidae 562

Micromomyidae 563 Phylogenetic Implications: Primate Origins and

Adaptations 566

Acknowledgments 572

References 573

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