Definition of Omomyid group
1. Noun. Extinct tiny nocturnal lower primates that fed on fruit and insects; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; probably gave rise to the tarsiers; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins.
Group relationships: Order Primates, Primates
Generic synonyms: Taxon, Taxonomic Category, Taxonomic Group