Mylohyus nasutus Leidy, 1868

Long-nosed peccary



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Dicotyles nasutus Leidy, 1868


Considered a synonym of M. fossilis.


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: Late Pleistocene





Biology & Ecology










Baghai-Riding, Nina L., Husley, Danielle B., Beck, Christine and Blackwell, Eric. (2017). Late Pleistocene megafauna from Mississippi alluvium plain gravel bars. Paludicola 11(3): 124-147. [automatic download: 1.28MB]

Faunmap working group. 1994 FAUNMAP: a database documenting late Quaternary distributions of mammal species in the United States. Illinois State Museum Scientific Papers 25(1-2): 1-690.

Johnston, C. Stuart. (1935). An Extension in the Range of Fossil Peccaries. American Midland Naturalist 16: 117-119.

Kurtén, B. and Anderson, E. 1980 Pleistocene Mammals of North America. New York, Columbia University Press.

Lundelius, E. L. (1960). Mylohyus nasutus. Long-nosed peccary of Texas Pleistocene. Bull. Texas  Mem. Mus. 1: 9-40.

Smith F.A., Lyons S.K., Ernest S.K.M., Jones K.E., Kaufman D.M., Dayan T., Marquet P.A., Brown J.H., Haskell J.P. 2003 Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84(12): 3403-3403.


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