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Catagonus Ameghino 1904 (Chacoan peccary)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42423

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

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

Sister taxa: Brasiliochoerus, Parachoerus, Pecari, Tayassu

Subtaxa: Catagonus bonaerensis, Catagonus carlesi, Catagonus metropolitanus, Catagonus stenocephalus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore