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Pecari tajacu Linnaeus 1758 (collared peccary)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50045

Alternative combinations: Dicotyles tajacu, Sus tajacu, Tayassu tajacu

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Pecari according to R. P. Dutra et al. 2017

Sister taxon: Pecari angulatus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P2 8.20 x 7.45, P3 8.70 x 9.25, P4 9.95 x 10.55, M1 10.9 x 10.7, M2 12.6 x 12.4, M3 13.3 x 12.4