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Sylvochoerus Frailey and Campbell 2012 (peccary)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 253916

Full reference: C. D. Frailey and K. E. Campbell. 2012. Two New Genera of Peccaries (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Tayassuidae) from Upper Miocene Deposits of the Amazon Basin. Journal of Paleontology 86(5):852-877

Parent taxon: Tayassuinae according to C. D. Frailey and K. E. Campbell 2012

Sister taxa: Argyrohyus, Dicotyles, Dyseohyus, Platygonini, Prosthennops, Tayassuini, Waldochoerus

Subtaxa: Sylvochoerus woodburnei

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Type: Sylvochoerus woodburnei

Ecology: scansorial insectivore