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Potamochoerus porcus Linnaeus 1758 (red river hog)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Suidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 149372

Alternative combination: Sus porcus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Potamochoerus according to O. Thomas 1911

Sister taxon: Potamochoerus penicillatus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore