Palaeochoerus Pomel 1847 (even-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Ungulata

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

See also Carroll 1988, McKenna and Bell 1997, Prothero 2009 and van der Made 1997

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

Subtaxa: Palaeochoerus minus Palaeochoerus platyops Palaeochoerus typus

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Type: Palaeochoerus typus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of China (2 collections), France (2), India (1), Kenya (1), Pakistan (3), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of Angola (1), France (2), Switzerland (1)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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