Hydrochoerus gaylordi MacPhee et al. 2000 (capybara)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Caviidae

Full reference: R. D. E. MacPhee, R. Singer, and M. Diamond. 2000. Late Cenozoic Land Mammals from Grenada, Lesser Antilles Island-Arc. American Museum Novitates 3302:1-20

Belongs to Hydrochoerus according to R. D. E. MacPhee et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Hydrochoerus ballesterensis, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, Hydrochoerus isthmius

Type specimen: AMNH-VP 132713, a maxilla (Maxyllary with M1-M3)

Ecology: amphibious herbivore

Distribution: found only at Locality 12 North (Pliocene of Grenada)

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