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Hylochoerus Thomas 1904 (giant forest hog)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Suidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42389

Full reference: O. Thomas. 1904. The Forest-pig of Central Africa. Nature 70:577

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

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

Subtaxa: Hylochoerus euilus, Hylochoerus meinertzhageni

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Type: Hylochoerus meinertzhageni

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore