Floridachoerus olseni White 1941 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combination: Desmathyus olseni

Full reference: T. E. White. 1941. Additions to the Miocene Fauna of Florida. Proceedings of the New England Zo├Âlogical Club 18:91-98

Belongs to Floridachoerus according to D. R. Prothero 2015

See also Albright 1999, MacFadden and Webb 1982, Olsen 1962, White 1941 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCZ 3657, a partial skull (an incomplete skull with right P3-M3, and left P4-M3.). Its type locality is Thomas Farm, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the Alachua Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore


• Miocene of United States (2: Florida, Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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