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hogs and pigs

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Containing group: Artiodactyla

Other Names for Suidae


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Ducrocq, S., Y. Chaimanee, V. Suteethorn, and J. J. Jaeger. 1998. The earliest known pig from the upper Eocene of Thailand. Palaeontology 41:147-156.

Groves, C. P. and P. Grubb. 1993. The suborder Suiformes. Pages 1-4 in: W. L. R. Oliver, ed. Pigs, Peccaries and Hippos, IUCN, The World Conservation Union, Gland.

Liu, L. P., M. Fortelius, and M. Pickford. 2002. New fossil Suidae from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(1):152-163.

McKenna, M. C. and S. K. Bell. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level. Columbia University Press, New York.

Pickford, M. 1986. A revision of the Miocene Suidae and Tayassuidae (Artiodactyla, Mammalia) of Africa. Tertiary Research 7:1-83.

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Scientific Name Phacochoerus africanus
Location Kumasinga hide, Mkhuze, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Warthog family
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License - Version 2.0.
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