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Hippopotamus creutzburgi Boekschoten and Sondaar 1996 (hippo)

Osteichthyes - Hippopotamoidea - Hippopotamidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83623

Full reference: G. J. Boekschoten and P. Y. Sondaar. 1996. The Pleistocene of the Katharo Basin (Crete) and its Hippopotamus. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde 36(8):17-44

Belongs to Hippopotamus according to A. Spaan 1996

Sister taxa: Hippopotamus (Tetraprotodon), Hippopotamus aethiopicus, Hippopotamus afarensis, Hippopotamus amphibius, Hippopotamus antiquus, Hippopotamus behemoth, Hippopotamus coryndonae, Hippopotamus gorgops, Hippopotamus kaisensis, Hippopotamus karumensis, Hippopotamus laloumena, Hippopotamus lemerlei, Hippopotamus madagascariensis, Hippopotamus major, Hippopotamus meltensis, Hippopotamus minor, Hippopotamus protamphibius, Hippopotamus sirensis

Type specimen: BNHM-M10286, a maxilla (fragmentary upper jaw, with P4M3 left and right and palatum). Its type locality is Katharo Hippo Locality 1, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial claystone in Greece.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore