Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758 (wild boar)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Suidae

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 Sus according to S. M. Funk et al. 2007

See also Boule and De Villeneuve 1927, Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi 1995, Leidy 1860, Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Sus antediluvianus, Sus barbatus, Sus bucculentus, Sus cebifrons, Sus celebensis, Sus cristatus, Sus larvatus, Sus palaeochoerus, Sus philippensis, Sus pusillus, Sus verrucosus, Sus vittatus, Sus waylandi

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): humerus diameter 19.2, tibia diameter 22.0, ulna diameter 12.6

Estimated body mass: 46.5 kg based on humerus diameter and tibia diameter

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), China (13), Cook Islands (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ecuador (1), France (6), Germany (10), Greece (6), Indonesia (1), Israel (1), Italy (17), Libya (1), the Marshall Islands (2), Monaco (3), Morocco (4), the Netherlands (3), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (5), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (3: Missouri, Tennessee), Vietnam (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 96 collections including 97 occurrences

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