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SPECIES Tayassu pecari

Author:Link, 1795.
Citation:Beitr. Naturgesch., 2: 104.
Common Name:White-lipped Peccary
Type Locality:No locality cited; identified as French Guiana, Cayenne (Hershkovitz, 1963).
Distribution:Mexico (E from Oaxaca and Veracruz) and all other Central American states; South America in N Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, W Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, and Venezuela. Introduced to Cuba.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes albirostris; see Husson (1978:353). Reviewed by Mayer and Wetzel (1987, Mammalian Species, 293).
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SUBSPECIES pecari

SUBSPECIES aequatoris

SUBSPECIES albirostris

SUBSPECIES ringens

SUBSPECIES spiradens

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