Mylohyus nasutus Leidy 1868 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combinations: Dicotyles nasutus, Tayassu nasutus

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1868. Notice of some remains of extinct pachyderms. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 20:230-233

Belongs to Mylohyus according to R. P. Dutra et al. 2017

See also Gidley 1920, Hay 1902, Hulbert and Pratt 1998, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1868, Lundelius 1960, Semken and Griggs 1965, Westgate and Messick 1985 and Wright 1995

Sister taxa: Mylohyus elmorei, Mylohyus floridanus, Mylohyus fossilis, Mylohyus longirostris, Mylohyus obtusidens, Mylohyus temerarius

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer


• Quaternary of United States (19: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia collections)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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