Family Tayassuidae Palmer 1897 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Invalid subtaxa: Cynorcidae Cope 1867, Dicotylidae Gray 1868 [replaced name]

Full reference: T. S. Palmer. 1897. Notes on The Nomenclature Of Four Genera Of Tropical American Mammals. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 11:173-174

Parent taxon: Suoidea according to J.-R. Boisserie et al. 2010

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Boisserie et al. 2005, Carroll 1988, Cope 1867, Flower 1883, Gill 1871, Gill 1872, Gill 1873, Gregory 1910, Hulbert and Whitmore 2006, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997, Nowak 1991, Palmer 1897, Pickford and Morales 1998, Scott 1940, Spaulding et al. 2009, Stinnesbeck et al. 2017, Ursing et al. 2000 and Woodburne 1969

Sister taxa: Doliochoerus, Egatochoerus, Palaeochoeridae, Palaeochoerus, Sanitheriidae, Schizochoerus, Suidae, Suina, Taucanamo

Subtaxa: Aptenohyus Cynorca Doliochoerinae Hesperhyinae Muknalia Perchoerus Prochoerus Simojovelhyus Tayassuinae Thinohyus Woodburnehyus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (15 collections), Bolivia (5), Brazil (15), Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Colombia (2), Guatemala (1), Mexico (6), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (146: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (8)

• Blancan of Mexico (4), United States (69: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Colombia (1), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (9), Mexico (2), South Africa (2), United States (4: California, Idaho, North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1), Mexico (8), United States (53: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1), South Africa (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Canada (2: Saskatchewan), China (2), Honduras (1), Kenya (3), Mexico (4), Panama (5), Peru (8), Spain (1), United States (161: Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (10: Florida, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of Panama (1), United States (9: California, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), United States (29: California, Colorado, Florida, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington)

• Eocene of China (1), Mexico (1), United States (8: Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 611 collections including 676 occurrences

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