Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Acrossia Lovei Bown, 1979

Anaptomorphine from middle Eocene of North America. Not recognized by all authorities; some include Acrossia in Absarokius. Most notable features are enlarged central incisors and relatively reduced size of the canines forming a scooplike arrangement suggestive of a gummivorous adaptation, although the cheek teeth are suggestive of frugivory.

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