Prosthennops rex Marsh 1894 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combination: Platygonus rex

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1894. Description of Tertiary artiodactyles. American Journal of Science 48(285):259-275

Belongs to Prosthennops according to J. R. Schultz 1937

See also Colbert 1935, Colbert 1938, Hay 1902, Marsh 1894, Matthew 1924, Thorpe 1924 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: Prosthennops condoni, Prosthennops haroldcooki, Prosthennops kernensis, Prosthennops niobrarensis, Prosthennops serus, Prosthennops xiphodonticus, Prosthennops ziegleri

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Prosthennops rex in the database

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