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Suinae

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Suidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1821Suinae Gray
1997Suinae McKenna and Bell p. 394
2001Suinae Brunet and White p. 52
2007Suinae Funk et al. p. 429
2010Suinae Bishop p. 842

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familySuidae
subfamilySuinaeGray 1821
subfamilySuinaeGray 1821

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: omnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-23 13:08:25
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Sarmatian to the top of the Holocene or 12.70000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 11.62 Ma

Collections (750 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene - Pliocene23.03 - 2.588Uganda Nyanzachoerus waylandi (22214 22217 22218 22245 22247 22344 22345 22394 22418 22422 22424 22427 22435 22455 22456 22461)
Neogene23.03 - 2.588Taiwan (Tainan) Sus sp. (76867)
Miocene - Pleistocene23.03 - 0.0117Ethiopia Notochoerus euilus (22128)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Pakistan (Punjab) Propotamochoerus salinus (13472)
Middle Miocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene15.97 - 0.781Netherlands Sus scrofa (189573)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Moldova Sus erymanthius (60271)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Ukraine (Odessa) Sus erymanthius (75786)
Serravallian - Tortonian13.82 - 7.246France (Maine-et-Loire) Korynochoerus palaeochoerus (54136)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Russian Federation Sus sp. (73903)
Sarmatian - Pliocene12.7 - 2.588Ukraine Sus sp. (76288)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Ukraine (Odessa) Sus erymanthius (75794)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Georgia Sus erymanthius (73901)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Kenya Potamochoerus sp., Nyanzachoerus devauxi (22241)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Algeria Propotamochoerus devauxi (31185)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Ukraine Sus erymanthius (75800)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Myanmar Propotamochoerus hysudricus (110965)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Moldova Sus erymanthius (75801 75803)
Tortonian - Zanclean11.62 - 3.6Ethiopia Kolpochoerus sp. (22158 22159) Nyanzachoerus devauxi, Nyanzachoerus waylandi (22139)
Tortonian - Piacenzian11.62 - 2.588Kenya Notochoerus euilus (22235) Potamochoerus sp., Nyanzachoerus devauxi (22242)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Lebanon Sus erymanthius (34399)