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Potamochoerus porcus (red river hog)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Suidae

Taxonomy
Sus porcus was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Potamochoerus porcus by Thomas (1911), Peters (1990) and Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Sus porcus Linnaeus p. 50
1911Potamochoerus porcus Thomas p. 140
1990Potamochoerus porcus Peters p. 86
2008Potamochoerus porcus Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 974 figs. Fig. 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
RankNameAuthor
suborderEupelycosauria
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familySuidae
subfamilySuinaeGray 1821
genusPotamochoerus
speciesporcus()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available