†family Sanitheriidae Simpson 1945 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Sanitheriidae

Parent taxon: Suoidea according to L. C. Bishop 2010

See also Anyonge 1991 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Doliochoerus, Egatochoerus, Palaeochoeridae, Palaeochoerus, Schizochoerus, Suidae, Suina, Taucanamo, Tayassuidae

Subtaxa: Sanitherium

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of South Africa (1 collection)

• Miocene of Greece (3), India (1), Kenya (4), Pakistan (1), Uganda (2)

• Oligocene of Pakistan (3)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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