Phacochoerus Cuvier 1826 (warthog)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Suidae

Alternative spelling: Phascochaerus

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

See also Carroll 1988, Gray 1825, McKenna and Bell 1997, Owen 1848, Thomas 1904 and White and Harris 1977

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

Subtaxa: Phacochoerus aethiopicus Phacochoerus africanus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (6 collections), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (7), Kenya (14), Morocco (4), Niger (1), South Africa (31), Sudan (4), Tanzania (12), Zambia (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malawi (1), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1)

Total: 89 collections including 90 occurrences

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