Choeropsis Leidy 1853 (pygmy hippo)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae

Parent taxon: Hippopotaminae according to J.-R. Boisserie et al. 2010

See also Boisserie 2005, Boisserie et al. 2011, Boisserie et al. 2005, Coryndon 1977, Orliac et al. 2010 and Weston and Boisserie 2010

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

Subtaxa: Choeropsis liberiensis

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Type: Choeropsis liberiensis

Ecology: amphibious grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at Lamto station (Quaternary of Cote D'Ivoire)

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