Sus Linnaeus 1758 (pig)

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

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

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi 1995, Carroll 1988, Gray 1825, Leakey 1943, Leidy 1860, Linnaeus 1758, McKenna and Bell 1997, Owen 1848 and Thewissen et al. 2001

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

Subtaxa: Sus antediluvianus Sus barbatus Sus bucculentus Sus cebifrons Sus celebensis Sus cristatus Sus larvatus Sus palaeochoerus Sus philippensis Sus pusillus Sus scrofa Sus verrucosus Sus vittatus Sus waylandi

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), China (19), Cook Islands (1), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ecuador (1), France (12), Germany (10), Greece (6), India (1), Indonesia (5), Israel (5), Italy (27), Libya (1), the Marshall Islands (2), Monaco (3), Morocco (4), the Netherlands (3), Northern Mariana Islands (1), the Philippines (3), Portugal (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (5), Tanzania (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (10), United States (3: Missouri, Tennessee), Vietnam (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Greece (1), Italy (5)

• Pliocene of China (2), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), France (1), Greece (9), Hungary (2), India (1), Italy (6), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (3), Slovakia (2), Spain (1), Turkey (1)

• Baodean of China (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Turkey (1), Uganda (16), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Neogene of Taiwan (1)

• Miocene of China (1), Georgia (1), Greece (4), Italy (1), Lebanon (1), Moldova (3), Pakistan (2), the Russian Federation (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (3)

Total: 215 collections including 235 occurrences

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