Marshochoerus socialis Marsh 1875 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combinations: Cynorca sociale, Palaeochoerus socialis, Perchoerus socialis, Thinohyus socialis

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1875. Notice of new Tertiary mammals, IV. American Journal of Science 9(51):239-250

Belongs to Marshochoerus according to D. R. Prothero 2015

See also Albright 1999, Cope and Matthew 1915, Hay 1902, Marsh 1875, Matthew 1909, Merriam and Sinclair 1907, Pearson 1923, Woodburne 1969, Wright 1998 and Wright and Eshelman 1987

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (5: California, Delaware, Nevada, Texas collections)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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