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SUBSPECIES Pecari tajacu tajacu

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 50.
Type Locality:"Habitat in Mexici, Panamae, Brasiliae montibus, sylvis". Mexico selected by Thomas (1911a:140); however, Linnaeus's name Sus tajacu is based on the tajacu of Marcgraf, from Brazil, Pernambuco (Cabrera, 1961:319; Hershkovitz, 1963, 1987b) and this restriction of the type locality is adopted here.



    caitetu Liais, 1872
    tajassu (Erxleben, 1777)

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