Catagonus metropolitanus Ameghino 1904 (Chacoan peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

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

See also Ameghino 1904, Gasparini 2013 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: Catagonus bonaerensis, Catagonus carlesi, Catagonus stenocephalus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Catagonus metropolitanus in the database

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