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Neochoerus Hay 1926 (caviomorph)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Caviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42131

Synonyms: Oromys Leidy 1853 (no. 49434), Prohydrochoerus Spillmann 1941 (no. 247625)

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1926. A collection of Pleistocene vertebrates from southwestern Texas. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 68(2625):1-18

Parent taxon: Hydrochoerinae according to J. L. Prado et al. 1998

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Neochoerus aesopi, Neochoerus pinckneyi, Neochoerus sirasakae

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Type: Hydrochoerus pinckneyi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore