Taxon profile


Desert Warthog
Phacochoerus aethiopicus (Pallas, 1767)

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

Least Concern LC


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775) - Cheetah, Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lion, Panthera pardus pardus (Linnaeus, 1758) - African Leopard, Crocuta crocuta (Erxleben, 1777) - Spotted Hyena

parasite: Haematomyzus hopkinsi Clay, 1963

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Phacochoerus aethiopicus delamerei Lönnberg, 1909 - Somali Warthog

Phacochoerus aethiopicus delamerei

Fossil taxa

subspecies Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Pallas, 1767) - Cape Warthog

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41767]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Phacochoerus aethiopicus (Pallas, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Phacochoerus aethiopicus Pallas, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Phacochoerus aethiopicus (Pallas, 1767)]

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