Hesperhys antiquus Marsh 1870 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combinations: Dicotyles antiquus, Perchoerus (Dicotyles) antiquus, Perchoerus antiquus

Belongs to Hesperhys according to R. J. Emry and R. E. Eshelman 1998

See also Hay 1902, Marsh 1893, Simpson 1930 and Tedford and Hunter 1984

Sister taxa: Hesperhys vagrans, Pediohyus ferus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Farmingdale (Miocene of New Jersey)

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