Hippopotamus madagascariensis Guldberg 1883 (hippo)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae

Full reference: G. A. Guldberg. 1883. Undersogelser over en subfossil flodhest fra Madagascar. Forhandlinger i Videnskabs-Selskabet I Christiania 6:1-24

Belongs to Hippopotamus according to E. Weston and J.-R. Boisserie 2010

See also Stuenes 1989

Sister taxa: Hippopotamus (Tetraprotodon), Hippopotamus aethiopicus, Hippopotamus afarensis, Hippopotamus amphibius, Hippopotamus antiquus, Hippopotamus behemoth, Hippopotamus coryndonae, Hippopotamus creutzburgi, Hippopotamus gorgops, Hippopotamus kaisensis, Hippopotamus karumensis, Hippopotamus laloumena, Hippopotamus lemerlei, Hippopotamus major, Hippopotamus meltensis, Hippopotamus minor, Hippopotamus protamphibius, Hippopotamus sirensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Antsirabe (MNHN collection), which is in a Pleistocene/Holocene terrestrial horizon in Madagascar

Ecology: amphibious grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at Antsirabe (MNHN collection)

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