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Anaptomorphus Cope, 1879

Genus of fossil tarsiiform from the middle Eocene of the Rocky Mountain region of North America, known from jaws and teeth. Assigned to the family Omomyidae, subfamily Anaptomorphinae. Three recognized species. Dental formula: 2.1.2.3; has small anterior dentition and relatively large molars suggestive of a frugivorous diet with insect supplement. Body mass estimated between 150 and 500 g, depending on the species.

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