Pecari maximus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Artiodactyla

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Artiodactyla

Familia: Tayassuidae
Genus: Pecari
Species: Pecari maximus

Name[edit]

Pecari maximus van Roosmalen et al., 2007

Type locality: Brazil, State of Amazonas, left bank of the Rio Aripuanã, close to the settlement of Arauazinho.

Holotype: INPA. male ♂. INPA4272. 12.III.2003.

References[edit]

  • Moravec, J.; Böhme, W. 2009: Second find of the recently discovered Amazonian giant peccary, Pecari maximus (Mammalia: Tayssuidae) van Roosmalen et al., 2007: first record from Bolivia. Bonner zoologische Beiträge, 56(1/2): 49–54. PDF
  • Roosmalen, M.G.M., van; Frenz, L.; Hooft, P., van; Iongh, H.H., de; Leirs, H. 2007: A new species of living peccary (Mammalia: Tayassuidae) from the Brazilian Amazon. Bonner zoologische Beiträge, 55(2): 105–112. PDF

Vernacular names[edit]

English: giant peccary
español: Pecarí gigante