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Platygonus Leconte 1848 (peccary)

Amniota - Therapsida - Tayassuidae

Synonyms: Euchoerus Leidy 1853, Hyops Leconte 1848, Protochoerus Leconte 1848, Selenogonus Stirton 1947

Full reference: J. L. Leconte. 1848. American Journal of Science and Arts, second series V:102-106

Parent taxon: Tayassuidae according to R. A. Stirton 1947

Sister taxa: Albanohyus, Antaodon, Cynorca, Doliochoerinae, Floridachoerus, Macrogenis, Odoichoerus, Prosthennops, Simojovelhyus, Tayassuinae, Thinohyus, Portheodon

Subtaxa: Platygonus bicalcaratus, Platygonus brachirostris, Platygonus compressus, Platygonus intermedius, Platygonus narinoensis, Platygonus oregonensis, Platygonus pearcei, Platygonus pollenae, Platygonus vetus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer