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Family Tayassuidae Palmer 1897 (peccary)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 42420

Invalid subtaxa: Cynorcidae Cope 1867 (no. 69130), Dicotylidae Gray 1868 [replaced name] (no. 77292)

Full reference: T. S. Palmer. 1897. Notes on The Nomenclature Of Four Genera Of Tropical American Mammals. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 11:173-174

Parent taxon: Suoidea according to J.-R. Boisserie et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Doliochoerus, Egatochoerus, Palaeochoeridae, Palaeochoerus, Sanitheriidae, Schizochoerus, Suidae, Suina, Taucanamo

Subtaxa: Aptenohyus, Cynorca, Dicotylinae, Doliochoerinae, Hesperhyinae, Muknalia, Perchoerus, Prochoerus, Simojovelhyus, Tayassuinae, Thinohyus, Woodburnehyus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore