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Subfamily Tayassuinae Palmer 1897 (peccary)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 97096

Synonym: Dicotylinae Cope 1888 (taxon 310613)

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

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: scansorial insectivore