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Bushpig
Potamochoerus larvatus (F. Cuvier, 1822)

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

Scientific synonyms

Potamochoerus larvatus daemonis (Major, 1897)
Potamochoerus choeropotamus daemonis (Major, 1897)

Other names

= Bush Pig

Least Concern LC

Images

Potamochoerus larvatus koiropotamus - Southern Bush Pig

Potamochoerus larvatus koiropotamus - Southern Bush Pig, male

Author: Michal Sloviak

Potamochoerus larvatus hassama - White faced bushpig

Potamochoerus larvatus hassama - White faced bushpig

Author: Michal Sloviak

Potamochoerus larvatus koiropotamus - Southern Bush Pig

Potamochoerus larvatus koiropotamus - Southern Bush Pig, male

Author: Michal Sloviak

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera pardus pardus (Linnaeus, 1758) - African Leopard

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Potamochoerus larvatus edwardsi A. Grandidier, 1867 - Edwards' bushpig
subspecies Potamochoerus larvatus hassama Heuglin, 1863 - White faced bushpig

Potamochoerus larvatus hassama

subspecies Potamochoerus larvatus koiropotamus Desmoulins, 1831 - Southern Bush Pig

Potamochoerus larvatus koiropotamus

subspecies Potamochoerus larvatus larvatus (F. Cuvier, 1822) - Malagasy Bushpig
subspecies Potamochoerus larvatus nyasae Forsyth Major, 1897 - Nyasaland Bushpig
subspecies Potamochoerus larvatus somaliensis De Beaux, 1924 - Somali bushpig

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41770]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Potamochoerus larvatus (F. Cuvier, 1822)]
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) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Potamochoerus larvatus F. Cuvier, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Potamochoerus larvatus (F. Cuvier, 1822)]
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Potamochoerus larvatus daemonis (Major, 1897)]

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