family Tayassuidae


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Noun1.family Tayassuidae - peccaries
mammal family - a family of mammals
Artiodactyla, order Artiodactyla - an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toes
genus Pecari, genus Tayassu, Tayassu - type genus of the Tayassuidae
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Two species of peccaries (family Tayassuidae) can be found in the Atlantic rainforest of Brazil: the whitelipped peccary (Tayassu pecari, Link 1795) and the collared peccary (Pecari tajacu, Linnaeus 1758).