Hesperhys vagrans Douglass 1903 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Synonym: Desmathyus validus Matthew 1932

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1903. New vertebrates from the Montana Tertiary. Annals of Carnegie Museum 2(5):145-199

Belongs to Hesperhys according to D. R. Prothero 2015

See also Douglass 1903, Matthew 1932 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: Hesperhys antiquus, Pediohyus ferus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore


• Miocene of United States (9: California, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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