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Archaeopotamus Boisserie 2005 (hippopotamus)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Hippopotamidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 77329

Full reference: J.-R. Boisserie. 2005. The phylogeny and taxonomy of Hippopotamidae (Mammalia: Artiodactyla): a review based on morphology and cladistic analysis. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 143:1-26

Parent taxon: Hippopotaminae according to J.-R. Boisserie et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Choeropsis, Chororatherium, Hexaprotodon, Hippopotamus, Phanourios, Saotherium

Subtaxa: Archaeopotamus harvardi, Archaeopotamus lothagamensis

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Ecology: amphibious grazer-browser