Tayassu Fischer 1814 (peccary)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

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

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Alroy 2002, Boisserie et al. 2005, Carroll 1988, Gasparini 2013, McKenna and Bell 1997, Palmer 1897, Salles et al. 2006 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: Brasiliochoerus, Catagonus, Parachoerus, Pecari

Subtaxa: Tayassu edensis Tayassu niger Tayassu patira Tayassu pecari Tayassu tajacu

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (8 collections), Brazil (11), Colombia (2), Guatemala (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (2: Arizona, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

Total: 28 collections including 35 occurrences

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