Schizochoerus Crusafont-Pairo and Lavocat 1954 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata

Parent taxon: Suoidea according to J.-R. Boisserie et al. 2010

See also Carroll 1988, McKenna and Bell 1997 and van der Made 1997

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

Subtaxa: Schizochoerus anatoliensis Schizochoerus arambourgi Schizochoerus sinapensis Schizochoerus vallesiensis

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Type: Schizochoerus vallesiensis

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Turkey (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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