Skinnerhyus

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Skinnerhyus
Temporal range: Miocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Tayassuidae
Genus: Skinnerhyus
Prothero & Pollen, 2013
Species: S. shermerorum
Binomial name
Skinnerhyus shermerorum
Prothero & Pollen, 2013

Skinnerhyus shermerorum is an extinct peccary from the late Miocene of Nebraska, United States. It had comparatively enormous, wing-like cheekbones.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prothero, D.R., and A. Pollen, 2013. New late Miocene peccaries from California and Nebraska. Kirtlandia 58:1-12