Mylohyus Cope 1869 (peccary)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

Parent taxon: Platygonini according to R. P. Dutra et al. 2017

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Gidley 1920, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: Macrogenis, Platygonus, Protherohyus, Skinnerhyus

Subtaxa: Mylohyus elmorei Mylohyus floridanus Mylohyus fossilis Mylohyus longirostris Mylohyus nasutus Mylohyus obtusidens Mylohyus temerarius

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer


• Quaternary of United States (63: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (4: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Florida, Tennessee)

Total: 70 collections including 76 occurrences

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