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Hippohyus deterrai

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Suidae

Taxonomy
Hippohyus deterrai was named by Lewis (1934). Its type specimen is YPM 13812, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hasnot, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Dhok Pathan Formation of Pakistan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Hippohyus deterrai Lewis p. 457 fig. 1

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familySuidae
subfamilySuinaeGray 1821
tribeHippohyiniThenius 1970
genusHippohyusFalconer and Cautley 1847
speciesdeterrai

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. E. Lewis 1934The size is exceptionally small. The molars are relatively short and broad, with typical Hippohyus enamel folds. The measurements in the following table are diagnostic: ...