Tayassu edensis Frick 1921 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combination: Prosthennops edensis

Full reference: C. Frick. 1921. Extinct vertebrate faunas of the badlands of Bautista Creek and San Timoteo Canyon, southern California. University of California Publications in Geology 12(5):277-424

Belongs to Tayassu according to D. B. Wright 1998

See also Frick 1921

Sister taxa: Tayassu niger, Tayassu patira, Tayassu pecari, Tayassu tajacu

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mount Eden, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Mt. Eden Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Mount Eden

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