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Desmathyus pinensis Matthew 1907 (peccary)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45578

Alternative combination: Hesperhys pinensis

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1907. A Lower Miocene fauna from South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 23(9):169-219

Belongs to Desmathyus according to D. R. Prothero 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is AMNH Rosebud 16, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in South Dakota

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 17.4 x 13.4