Cynorca hesperia Marsh 1871 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combinations: Chaenohyus hesperius, Dicotyles hesperius, Tayassu hesperius

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals from the Tertiary Formation. American Journal of Science 2(7):35-44

Belongs to Cynorca according to M. O. Woodburne 1969

See also Colbert 1938, Hay 1902 and Marsh 1871

Sister taxon: Cynorca occidentale

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Cynorca hesperia in the database

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