The first record of Anancus (Mammalia, Proboscidea) in the late Miocene of Greece and reappraisal of the primitive anancines from Europe

  title={The first record of Anancus (Mammalia, Proboscidea) in the late Miocene of Greece and reappraisal of the primitive anancines from Europe},
  author={George E. Konidaris and Socrates J. Roussiakis},
  journal={Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology},
ABSTRACT In this article, we present the proboscideans from the late Miocene (Turolian) locality Chomateri, Greece, near the classical locality Pikermi. The material consists of juvenile teeth, whose morphological features, such as the dislocation of the half-loph(id)s and the resultant alternate arrangement of the successive loph(id)s (anancoidy), permit assignment to the tetralophodont gomphothere Anancus. However, the anancoidy is rather weak and the occlusal morphology simple, both regarded… Expand
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