Platygonus striatus Marsh 1871 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals from the Tertiary Formation. American Journal of Science 2(7):35-44

Belongs to Platygonus according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Marsh 1871

Sister taxa: Platygonus bicalcaratus, Platygonus brachirostris, Platygonus chapadmalensis, Platygonus cinctus, Platygonus compressus, Platygonus cumberlandensis, Platygonus intermedius, Platygonus kraglievichi, Platygonus marplatensis, Platygonus narinoensis, Platygonus oregonensis, Platygonus pearcei, Platygonus pollenae, Platygonus scagliae, Platygonus setiger, Platygonus vetus, Antaodon cinctus

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Platygonus striatus in the database

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