Phacochoerus aethiopicus Pallas 1766 (desert warthog)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Suidae

Alternative combination: Aper aethiopicus

Belongs to Phacochoerus according to S. M. Funk et al. 2007

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008 and Peters 1990

Sister taxon: Phacochoerus africanus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (5 collections), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (2), Kenya (12), Niger (1), South Africa (27), Sudan (4), Tanzania (2), Zambia (2)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1)

Total: 58 collections each including a single occurrence

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