Choeropsis liberiensis

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Choeropsis liberiensis

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Artiodactyla 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Artiodactyla

Familia: Hippopotamidae
Genus: Choeropsis
Species: Choeropsis liberiensis
Subspecies (2): C. l. heslopi – C. l. liberiensis

Name[edit]

Choeropsis liberiensis (Morton, 1849)

Selected references[edit]

  • Fisher, R.E.; Scott, K.M.; Naples, V.L. 2007: Forelimb myology of the pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis). Anatomical record, 290(6): 673–693. doi: 10.1002/ar.20531
  • ICZN 1986. Opinion 1393. Choeropsis Leidy, 1852 (Mammalia, Artiodactyla): conserved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 43(2): 142–143. BHL Reference page. 
  • Field surveys for the endangered pygmy hippopotamus Choeropsis liberiensis in Sapo National Park, Liberia.
  • Developing a conservation strategy for the pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis).
  • Male pygmy hippopotamus influence offspring sex ratio.
  • First national conservation strategy for the pygmy hippopotamus in Liberia.
  • Hundreds of SNPs for the endangered pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis).
  • Notes on the pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) at Chester Zoo.

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Zwergflusspferd
English: Pygmy Hippotamus
español: Hipopótamo pigmeo
français: Hippopotame nain
עברית: בהמות גמדי
magyar: Törpe víziló
日本語: コビトカバ
polski: Hipopotam karłowaty
português: Hipopótamo-pigmeu
svenska: Dvärgflodhäst
ไทย: ฮิปโปโปเตมัสแคระ, ฮิปโปแคระ
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