Perchoerus probus Leidy 1856

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combination: Palaeochoerus probus

Synonyms: Bothrolabis subaequans Cope 1879, Bothrolabis trichaenus Cope 1879, Chaenohyus decedens Cope 1879, Hyotherium americanum Scott and Osborn 1887, Palaeochoerus subaequans Cope 1879, Perchoerus decedens Cope 1879, Perchoerus robustus Marsh 1894, Perchoerus subaequans Cope 1879, Perchoerus trichaenus Cope 1879, Thinohyus (Bothrolabis) decedens Cope 1879, Thinohyus (Bothrolabis) subaequans Cope 1879, Thinohyus decedens Cope 1879, Thinohyus robustus Marsh 1894, Thinohyus subaequans Cope 1879

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1856. Notice of some remains of extinct vertebrated animals. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 163-165

Belongs to Perchoerus according to D. R. Prothero 2009

See also Albright 1999, Cope 1879, Cope 1888, Cope and Matthew 1915, Hay 1902, Leidy 1856, Leidy 1857, Macdonald 1970, Marsh 1894, Pearson 1923, Peterson 1906, Scott 1940, Scott and Osborn 1887, Sinclair 1905 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: Perchoerus minor, Perchoerus nanus, Thinohyus (Bothrolabis) osmonti, Thinohyus (Bothriolabis) osmonti, Thinohyus (Bothriolabis) decedens


• Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon, South Dakota collections)

• Eocene of Mexico (1), United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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