Macrogenis Wright 1993 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Full reference: D. B. Wright. 1993. Evolution of sexually dimorphic characters in peccaries (Mammalia, Tayassuidae). Paleobiology 19(1):52-70

Parent taxon: Platygonini according to R. P. Dutra et al. 2017

See also Wright 1993 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: Mylohyus, Platygonus, Protherohyus, Skinnerhyus

Subtaxa: Macrogenis crassigenis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (13: Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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