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Tayassu tajacu (collared peccary)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

Taxonomy
Sus tajacu was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Tayassu tajacu by Thomas (1911), Wetzel (1977) and Gasparini (2013); it was recombined as Dicotyles tajacu by Woodburne (1968), Woodburne (1969), Wright (1989) and Wright (1993); it was recombined as Pecari tajacu by Miller (1912), Wilson and Reeder (1993), Theimer and Keim (1998), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008) and Dutra et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Sus tajacu Linnaeus
1911Tayassu tajacu Thomas p. 140
1912Pecari tajacu Miller
1968Dicotyles tajacu Woodburne
1969Dicotyles tajacu Woodburne p. 122
1977Tayassu tajacu Wetzel
1989Dicotyles tajacu Wright
1993Pecari tajacu Wilson and Reeder
1993Dicotyles tajacu Wright
1998Pecari tajacu Theimer and Keim
2008Pecari tajacu Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 974 figs. Fig. 5
2013Tayassu tajacu Gasparini p. 58
2017Pecari tajacu Dutra et al. p. 353

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familyTayassuidae
subfamilyTayassuinaePalmer 1897
tribeTayassuini
genusTayassuFischer 1814
speciestajacu()

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available