Subfamily Tayassuinae Palmer 1897 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Synonym: Dicotylinae Cope 1888

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

See also Boisserie et al. 2005, Cope 1888, Hay 1902, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wright 1998

Sister taxa: Aptenohyus, Cynorca, Doliochoerinae, Hesperhyinae, Muknalia, Perchoerus, Prochoerus, Simojovelhyus, Thinohyus, Woodburnehyus

Subtaxa: Argyrohyus Dicotyles Dyseohyus Platygonini Prosthennops Sylvochoerus Tayassuini Waldochoerus

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Type: Tayassu

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (13 collections), Bolivia (3), Brazil (15), Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Colombia (2), Guatemala (1), Mexico (5), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (138: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (7)

• Blancan of Mexico (3), United States (67: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Colombia (1), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (9), Mexico (2), United States (2: California, Idaho)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (5), United States (45: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Honduras (1), Mexico (2), Peru (8), United States (109: California, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 447 collections including 507 occurrences

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