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Kenyapotamus Pickford 1983 (hippopotamus)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Hippopotamidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 77350

Synonym: Palaeopotamus Pickford 2007 (taxon 105461)

Full reference: M. Pickford. 1983. On the origins of Hippopotamidae together with descriptions of two new species, a new genus and a new subfamily from the Miocene of Kenya. Géobios 16(2):193-217

Parent taxon: Kenyapotaminae according to M. Orliac et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Kulutherium, Morotochoerus

Subtaxa: Kenyapotamus coryndonae, Kenyapotamus ternani

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Ecology: amphibious grazer-browser