Hexaprotodon liberiensis

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Hexaprotodon liberiensis

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Whippomorpha 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Euungulata
Ordo: Artiodactyla
Cladus: Artiofabula
Cladus: Cetruminantia
Subordo: Whippomorpha

Familia: Hippopotamidae
Genus: Hexaprotodon
Species: Hexaprotodon liberiensis
Subspecies: H. l. heslopi – H. l. liberiensis

Name[edit]

Hexaprotodon liberiensis (Morton, 1849)

Type locality: Liberia, "the river St. Pauls, a stream that rises in the mountains of Guinea, and passing through the Dey country and Liberia, empties into the Atlantic to the north of Cape Messurado".

Synonyms[edit]

  • Choeropsis liberiensis Morton, 1844
  • Hippopotamus minor (Morton, 1844) [preoccupied]

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Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: Hrošík liberijský
dansk: Dværgflodhest
Deutsch: Zwergflusspferd
English: Pygmy Hippopotamus
español: Hipopótamo pigmeo
日本語: コビトカバ
polski: Hipopotam karłowaty
ไทย: ฮิปโปโปเตมัสแคระ
中文: 倭河馬
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