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Potamochoeroides

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Suidae

Taxonomy
Potamochoeroides was named by Dale (1948). It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Potamochoeroides Dale p. 116
1988Potamochoeroides Carroll
1997Potamochoeroides McKenna and Bell p. 396

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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
tribePhacochoeriniGray 1868
genusPotamochoeroidesDale 1948

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: Late/Upper Pliocene or 3.60000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588South Africa P. hypsodon (22355)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588South Africa P. shawi (22340)