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Hesperhys Douglass 1903 (peccary)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42430

Synonym: Pediohyus Loomis 1910 (taxon 50053)

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1903. New vertebrates from the Montana Tertiary. Annals of Carnegie Museum 2(5):145-199

Parent taxon: Hesperhyinae according to D. R. Prothero 2015

Sister taxa: Desmathyus, Floridachoerus, Fremdohyus, Lucashyus, Marshochoerus, Stuckyhyus, Wrightohyus

Subtaxa: Hesperhys antiquus, Hesperhys vagrans, Pediohyus ferus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore