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Korynochoerus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Suidae

Taxonomy
Korynochoerus was named by Schmidt-Kittler (1971). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Suidae by Carroll (1988); and to Suini by McKenna and Bell (1997).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Korynochoerus Schmidt-Kittler p. 155
1988Korynochoerus Carroll
1997Korynochoerus McKenna and Bell p. 395

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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
tribeSuiniGray 1821
genusKorynochoerusSchmidt-Kittler 1971

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: base of the Turolian to the top of the Tortonian or 8.70000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Serravallian - Tortonian13.82 - 7.246France (Maine-et-Loire) K. palaeochoerus (54136)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Turkey K. sp. (56563)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Central Macedonia) K. palaeochoerus (32189)