: a genus of primitive North American Eocene lemurs with large orbits and 40 teeth of which the incisors are not procumbent, that is related to Adapis, and known from the North American Eocene

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New Latin, from noth- + Greek arktos bear

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“Notharctus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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