Hippopotamus aethiopicus Coryndon and Coppens 1975 (hippo)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae

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

See also Coryndon 1977 and Geraads et al. 2004

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

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: amphibious grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Kenya (10 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (3)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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