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Eurasian Wild Boar
Sus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Sus babi Miller, 1906
Sus goramensis De Beaux, 1924
Sus natunensis Miller, 1901
Sus nicobaricus Miller, 1902
Sus niger Finsch, 1886
Sus tuancus Lyon, 1916

Other names

= Eurasian Wild Pig
= Feral Hog
= Feral Pig

Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Taenia solium Linnaeus, 1758, Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus (Pallas, 1781), Fascioloides magna (Bassi, 1875), Trichinella spiralis (Owen, 1835), Globocephalus sichuanensis Wu-Jie & Ma-Fuh, 1984

Related glossary terms

suckling pig

Distribution maps

Included taxa

Number of records: 18

subspecies Sus scrofa algira Loche, 1867 - Barbary Wild Boar
subspecies Sus scrofa attila Thomas, 1912 - Caspian wild boar

Sus scrofa attila - Caspian wild boar

subspecies Sus scrofa cristatus Wagner, 1839 - Indian Wild Boar

Sus scrofa cristatus - Indian Wild Boar

subspecies Sus scrofa davidi Groves, 1981 - Pakistan wild pig
subspecies Sus scrofa leucomystax Temminck, 1842 - Japanese Wild Boar
subspecies Sus scrofa libycus Gray, 1868 - Anatolian wild boar
subspecies Sus scrofa majori De Beaux & Festa, 1927 - Italian Wild Boar
subspecies Sus scrofa meridionalis Forsyth Major, 1882 - Sardinian Wild Boar

Sus scrofa meridionalis - Sardinian Wild Boar

subspecies Sus scrofa moupinensis Milne-Edwards, 1871 - North China wild boar

Sus scrofa moupinensis - North China wild boar

subspecies Sus scrofa nigripes Blanford, 1875 - Black-footed Boar

Sus scrofa nigripes - Black-footed Boar

subspecies Sus scrofa riukiuanus Kuroda, 1924 - Ryuku Wild Boar
subspecies Sus scrofa scrofa Linnaeus, 1758 - European Wild Boar

Sus scrofa scrofa - European Wild Boar

subspecies Sus scrofa sennaarensis Gray, 1868
subspecies Sus scrofa sibiricus Staffe, 1922 - Siberian Wild Boar
subspecies Sus scrofa taivanus Swinhoe, 1863 - Formosan Wild Boar
subspecies Sus scrofa ussuricus Heude, 1888 - Manchurian Wild Boar

Sus scrofa ussuricus - Manchurian Wild Boar

subspecies Sus scrofa vittatus Boie, 1828 - Banded Pig

Sus scrofa vittatus - Banded Pig

form Sus scrofa domesticus Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Pig

Sus scrofa domesticus - Domestic Pig


Links and literature

EN ARKive [/wild-boar/sus-scrofa/]

ARKive [http://www.arkive.org]
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [948d8ca1-62fc-4d03-a79d-4be2de837264]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Sus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305279]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Sus 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) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Sus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
EN Pest Information Wiki [Sus_scrofa]

Pest Information Wiki [http://wiki.pestinfo.org] [as Sus scrofa Linnaeus]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Sus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758]

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extinct taxon