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Collared Peccary
Pecari tajacu (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Dicotyles tajacu
Tayassu tajacu (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Javelina

Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Jaguar

parasite: Amblyomma pecarium Dunn, 1933

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

subspecies Pecari tajacu angulatus Cope, 1889 - Texas collared peccary

Pecari tajacu angulatus - Texas collared peccary

subspecies Pecari tajacu bangsi Goldman, 1917 - Bank's Collared Peccary
subspecies Pecari tajacu crassus Merriam, 1901 - Mexican Collared Peccary
subspecies Pecari tajacu crusnigrum Bangs, 1902 - Panama collared peccary
subspecies Pecari tajacu humeralis Merriam, 1901
subspecies Pecari tajacu nanus Merriam, 1901 - Dwarf Peccary
subspecies Pecari tajacu nelsoni Goldman, 1926 - Nelson's Collared Peccary
subspecies Pecari tajacu niger J. A. Allen, 1913 - Ecuador Collared Peccary
subspecies Pecari tajacu nigrescens Goldman, 1926 - Honduras Collared Peccary
subspecies Pecari tajacu patira Kerr, 1792 - Venezuela Collared Peccary
subspecies Pecari tajacu sonoriensis Mearns, 1897 - Sonoran collared peccary

Pecari tajacu sonoriensis - Sonoran collared peccary

subspecies Pecari tajacu tajacu Linnaeus, 1758 - Southern Collared Peccary
subspecies Pecari tajacu torvus Bangs, 1898 - Colombia Collared Peccary

Pecari tajacu torvus - Colombia Collared Peccary

subspecies Pecari tajacu yucatanensis Merriam, 1901 - Yucatan collared peccary

Pecari tajacu yucatanensis - Yucatan collared peccary


Links and literature

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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