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Dicotyles Cuvier 1817 (peccary)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45680

Alternative spelling: Perchoerus (Dicotyles)

Parent taxon: Tayassuinae according to D. B. Wright 1998

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

Subtaxa: Dicotyles major, Dicotyles platensis, Dicotyles protervus, Dicotyles torquatus, Dicotyles traunmulleri

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore