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Phacochoerus aethiopicus (desert warthog)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Suidae

Taxonomy
Aper aethiopicus was named by Pallas (1766). It is extant.

It was recombined as Phacochoerus aethiopicus by Cuvier (1826), Peters (1990), Funk et al. (2007) and Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1766Aper aethiopicus Pallas
1826Phacochoerus aethiopicus Cuvier
1990Phacochoerus aethiopicus Peters p. 86
2007Phacochoerus aethiopicus Funk et al. p. 428
2008Phacochoerus aethiopicus Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 974 figs. Fig. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familySuidae
subfamilySuinaeGray 1821
genusPhacochoerusCuvier 1826
speciesaethiopicus(Pallas 1766)

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
partNmean

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: base of the Pliocene to the top of the Holocene or 5.33300 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (58 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Ethiopia Phacochoerus aethiopicus (22129)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Kenya Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21963 22272)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Egypt Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21874)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117South Africa (Orange Free) Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21867)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117South Africa Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21913 21915 21916 21929 21956)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Congo-Kinshasa Phacochoerus aethiopicus (22074)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0South Africa (Orange Free) Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21868)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Ethiopia Phacochoerus aethiopicus (22156 22169)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0South Africa Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21948 21949 21950 21951 21957)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Zambia Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21924)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781South Africa Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21923 21928)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Tanzania Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21893)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Kenya Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21277)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117South Africa Phacochoerus aethiopicus (96974)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Kenya (Athi-Kapiti plains) Phacochoerus aethiopicus (32115 32124)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Congo-Kinshasa Phacochoerus aethiopicus (22065 22066)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Kenya (Athi-Kapiti) Phacochoerus aethiopicus (32119)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Kenya (Athi-Kapiti Plains) Phacochoerus aethiopicus (32113)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0South Africa Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21866 21914 21946)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Sudan Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21902 21903 21904 21958)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Kenya Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21933 21935 21936 21938 22310)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Niger Phacochoerus aethiopicus (83303)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Zambia Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21894)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0South Africa (Orange Free) Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21860 21908 21909 21911 21912 21942 21943 21944)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Cote D'Ivoire Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21692)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0South Africa (N. Transraal) Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21693)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Tanzania Phacochoerus aethiopicus (21690)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Congo-Kinshasa Phacochoerus aethiopicus (22067 22068)