Saotherium Boisserie 2005 (hippopotamus)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae

Full reference: J.-R. Boisserie. 2005. The phylogeny and taxonomy of Hippopotamidae (Mammalia: Artiodactyla): a review based on morphology and cladistic analysis. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 143:1-26

Parent taxon: Hippopotaminae according to J.-R. Boisserie et al. 2011

See also Boisserie 2005, Boisserie et al. 2005 and Weston and Boisserie 2010

Sister taxa: Archaeopotamus, Choeropsis, Chororatherium, Hexaprotodon, Hippopotamus, Phanourios

Subtaxa: Saotherium mingoz

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Ecology: amphibious grazer-browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Saotherium in the database

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