Taxon profile


White-lipped Peccary
Tayassu pecari (Link, 1795)

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



juvenile animal


Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Jaguar

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Tayassu pecari aequatoris Lönnberg, 1921 - Ecuador White-lipped Peccary
subspecies Tayassu pecari albirostris Illiger, 1815 - Southern White-lipped Pecari

Tayassu pecari albirostris - Southern White-lipped Pecari

subspecies Tayassu pecari pecari (Link, 1795) - Venezuelan White-lipped Pecari
subspecies Tayassu pecari ringens Merriam, 1901 - North Central American Peccary
subspecies Tayassu pecari spiradens Goldman, 1912 - Costa Rican White-lipped 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) [] [as Tayassu pecari Link, 1795]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Tayassu pecari (Link, 1795)]

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