Named By: R. C. Fox, C. S. Scott & B. D. Rankin 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Plesiadapiformes, Paromomyidae.
Species: E. lerbekmoi (type).
Known locations: Canada, Alberta - Paskapoo Formation.
Time period: Paleocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Edworthia is a very primitive genus of primate that lived in Canada during the Palaeocene, the geological time period that occurred just after the dinosaurs went extinct.
- Edworthia lerbekmoi, a new primitive paromomyid primate from the Torrejonian (early Paleocene) of Alberta, Canada. - Journal of Paleontology 84(5):868-878. - R. C. Fox, C. S. Scott & B. D. Rankin - 2010.