Sus strozzi

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Sus strozzi
Temporal range: Pliocene - Early Pleistocene
Sus strozzii 1.JPG
Skull
Conservation status
Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae
Genus: Sus
Species: S. strozzi
Binomial name
Sus strozzi
Forsyth Major, 1881
Skeleton

Sus strozzi was a species of pig native to the Mediterranean region of Europe. It was more primitive than the modern boar, and was eventually displaced by the latter when it entered Europe during the start of the Pleistocene, 1 Mya.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biology and wildlife of the Mediterranean region, By Jacques Blondel, James Aronson

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