Hippopotamus antiquus Desmarest 1822 (hippo)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae

Synonym: Hippopotamus tiberinus Mazza 1991

Belongs to Hippopotamus according to S. C. Coryndon 1977

See also Petronio 1995

Sister taxa: Hippopotamus aethiopicus, Hippopotamus afarensis, Hippopotamus amphibius, 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 specimens:

  • Hippopotamus antiquus: 1
  • Hippopotamus tiberinus:

Ecology: amphibious grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Greece (5), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Portugal (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (3)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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