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Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae
If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|C. L. Gazin 1938||Size of skull slightly less than that of Platygonus cumberlandensis. Rostrum of skull elongate and slender. Cranium short. Articulation with lower jaw very low with respect to basicranium. No anteroventral projection or keel along symphysis of lower jaws. I3 present. Upper and lower canines slender. Cingula and accessory cuspules not strongly developed on cheek teeth. Inner and outer cusps of transverse lophs on molars more distinct than in Platygonus cumberlandensis. Heel or third lobe on M3 and m3 strong and simple. Third and fourth metacarpals not fused. Third and fourth metatarsals generally fused but not to the extent seen in Platygonus cumberlandensis.|