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Metridiochoerus Hopwood 1926 (pig)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Suidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42400

Synonym: Tapinochoerus van Hoepen and van Hoepen 1932 (taxon 133596)

Parent taxon: Suinae according to L. C. Bishop 2010

Sister taxa: Babyrousini, Hippohyini, Hylochoerus, Kolpochoerus, Phacochoerini, Phacochoerus, Porcula, Potamochoerini, Potamochoerus, Suini, Sus

Subtaxa: Metridiochoerus andrewsi, Metridiochoerus compactus, Metridiochoerus hopwoodi, Metridiochoerus modestus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore