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Collared Peccary
Pecari tajacu (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Artiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Tayassuidae - peccaries

Scientific synonyms

Dicotyles tajacu
Tayassu tajacu (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Javelina

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Jaguar

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 14

subspecies Pecari tajacu angulatus Cope, 1889
subspecies Pecari tajacu bangsi Goldman, 1917
subspecies Pecari tajacu crassus Merriam, 1901
subspecies Pecari tajacu crusnigrum Bangs, 1902
subspecies Pecari tajacu humeralis Merriam, 1901
subspecies Pecari tajacu nanus Merriam, 1901
subspecies Pecari tajacu nelsoni Goldman, 1926
subspecies Pecari tajacu niger J. A. Allen, 1913
subspecies Pecari tajacu nigrescens Goldman, 1926
subspecies Pecari tajacu patira Kerr, 1792
subspecies Pecari tajacu sonoriensis Mearns, 1897
subspecies Pecari tajacu tajacu Linnaeus, 1758
subspecies Pecari tajacu torvus Bangs, 1898
subspecies Pecari tajacu yucatanensis Merriam, 1901

Pecari tajacu yucatanensis


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [41777]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Pecari tajacu (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Pecari tajacu Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Pecari tajacu (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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