Desmathyus pinensis Matthew 1907 (peccary)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

Alternative combination: Hesperhys pinensis

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1907. A Lower Miocene fauna from South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 23(9):169-219

Belongs to Desmathyus according to D. R. Prothero 2015

See also Matthew 1907, Prothero 2021 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is AMNH Rosebud 16, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore


• Miocene of United States (3: Nevada, South Dakota collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (4: South Dakota)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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