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Potamochoerus Gray 1854 (pig)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Suidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42406

Synonym: Choiropotamus Gray 1852 [replaced name] (taxon 373295)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1854. On the painted pig of the camaroons (Potamochoerus penicillatus). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 20:129-132

Parent taxon: Suinae according to S. M. Funk et al. 2007

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

Subtaxa: Potamochoerus penicillatus, Potamochoerus porcus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore