Mylohyus Cope 1869 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

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

See also Albright et al. 2019, Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Gidley 1920, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: Macrogenis, Platygonus, Protherohyus, Skinnerhyus

Subtaxa: Mylohyus elmorei Mylohyus floridanus Mylohyus fossilis Mylohyus longirostris Mylohyus nasutus Mylohyus obtusidens Mylohyus temerarius

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (64: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (4: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Florida, Tennessee)

Total: 71 collections including 77 occurrences

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