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Simojovelhyus pocitosense Ferrusquía-Villafranca 2006 (peccary)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 91800

Full reference: I. Ferrusquía-Villafranca. 2006. The first Paleogene mammal record of Middle America: Simojovelhyus pocitosense (Helohyidae, Artiodactyla). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(4):989-1001

Belongs to Simojovelhyus according to I. Ferrusquía-Villafranca 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IHNE 6784, a mandible. Its type locality is Los Pocitos, which is in an Oligocene lagoonal siltstone in the Simojovel-El Bosque Area Unit C Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore