Taxon profile


European Wild Boar
Sus scrofa scrofa Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Suidae »  genus Sus - Wild Boars »  species Sus scrofa - Eurasian Wild Boar

Scientific synonyms

Sus scrofa anglicus Reichenbach, 1846
Sus scrofa aper Erxleben, 1777
Sus scrofa asiaticus Sanson, 1878
Sus scrofa bavaricus Reichenbach, 1846
Sus scrofa campanogallicus Reichenbach, 1846
Sus scrofa capensis Reichenbach, 1846
Sus scrofa castilianus Thomas, 1911
Sus scrofa castillianus Thomas, 1911
Sus scrofa celticus Sanson, 1878
Sus scrofa chinensis Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Central European Wild Pig


juvenile animal


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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305282]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Sus scrofa scrofa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Sus scrofa scrofa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Sus scrofa scrofa Linnaeus, 1758]

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