Record Details

Scientific Name:
Pecari

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Kingdom:
Animalia
Rank:
Family
Synonym(s):
Adenonotus
Notophorus
Tagassu
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Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
valid

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Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
complete
Currency Rating:
2012

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References

Expert(s):
Alfred L. Gardner. Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA
Peter Grubb. 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England
Other Sources:
website: Mammal Species of the World; http://nmnhgoph.si.edu/msw/
References:
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005-10-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 2142. 0-8018-8221-4. .
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1992-01-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xviii + 1207. 1-56098-217-9. Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing.

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Comments

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Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: The Collared Peccary should be assigned to a separate genus from the White-lipped species according to Woodburne (1968), Husson (1978:347-348), and Wright (1989). Use of appropriate generic names for these taxa is controversial. Genotypes of Tayassu and Dicotyles by subsequent designation are White-lipped Peccaries (Miller and Rehn, 1901:12; Miller, 1912b:384). Notophorus and Adenonotus are obscure names now categorized as nomina oblita (Article 23.9, International Code of Zoological Nomenc...

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