Dicotyles Cuvier 1817 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative spelling: Perchoerus (Dicotyles)

Parent taxon: Tayassuinae according to D. B. Wright 1998

See also Gray 1825, Hay 1902, Leidy 1860, Marsh 1893, Owen 1848, Palmer 1897 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: Argyrohyus, Dyseohyus, Platygonini, Prosthennops, Sylvochoerus, Tayassuini, Waldochoerus

Subtaxa: Dicotyles major Dicotyles platensis Dicotyles traunmulleri

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Tarija-1 (Quaternary of Bolivia)

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