Platygonus setiger Hay 1921 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1921. Descriptions of some Pleistocene vertebrates found in the United States. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 58:83-146

Belongs to Platygonus according to O. P. Hay 1921

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 striatus, Platygonus vetus, Antaodon cinctus

Type specimen: USNM 519, a tooth (A lower right canine, with most of the crown missing)

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

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

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