Taxon profile


Sivalik Hippopotamus
Hexaprotodon sivalensis (Falconer & Cautley, 1836)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Hippopotamidae »  genus Hexaprotodon

Scientific synonyms

Hippopotamus (Hexaprotodon) sivalensis Falconer & Cautley, 1836 o

Type taxon of:Hexaprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1836 (Hippopotamus (Hexaprotodon) sivalensis Falconer & Cautley, 1836)
Temporal range:Upper Miocene - Upper Pliocene
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Links and literature

Falconer H., Cautley P. T., 1836: Note on the Fossil Hippopotamus of the Sivalik Hills. Asiatic Researches, Calcutta. 19: 39–53. [as Hippopotamus (Hexaprotodon) sivalensis]
EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [77334]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [] [as Hexaprotodon sivalensis Falconer & Cautley, 1836]
Data retrieved on: 28 January 2018

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