Tayassu tajacu Linnaeus 1758 (collared peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combinations: Dicotyles tajacu, Pecari tajacu, Sus tajacu

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Tayassu according to O. Thomas 1911

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Dutra et al. 2017, Gasparini 2013, Hay 1902, Theimer and Keim 1998, Wilson and Reeder 1993, Woodburne 1969, Wright 1989 and Wright 1993

Sister taxa: Tayassu edensis, Tayassu niger, Tayassu patira, Tayassu pecari

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (2 collections), Brazil (5), Colombia (2), Guatemala (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (2: Arizona, Texas), Venezuela (3)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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