Intro | Search taxa | Taxon tree | Search literature | Taxon match | Homonyms | Statistics | Webservice | Manual | FAQ | LifeWatch | Download | Log in

IRMNG taxon details

Hippopotamidae Gray, 1821

104892  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:104892)

accepted
Family
Genus Archaeopotamus Boisserie, 2005 †
Genus Hexaprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1838
Genus Hippopotamus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Kulutherium Pickford, 2007 †
Genus Saotherium Boisserie, 2005 †
Genus Trilobophorus Geze, 1985 †

Genus Chaeropsis Gervais, 1867-69 † accepted as Hexaprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1838
Genus Choerodes Leidy, 1852 † accepted as Hexaprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1838
Genus Choeropotamus Beddard, 1895 † accepted as Hexaprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1838
Genus Choeropsis Leidy, 1853 accepted as Hexaprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1838
Genus Diproctodon Gray, 1869 accepted as Hexaprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1838
Genus Diprotodon Duvernoy, 1849 accepted as Hexaprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1838
Genus Ditomeodon Gervais, 1869 † accepted as Hexaprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1838
Genus Hippopothamus Boddaert, 1784 accepted as Hippopotamus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Hippotamus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Hippopotamus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Hyppopotamus Eaton, 1826 accepted as Hippopotamus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Palaeopotamus Pickford, 2007 † accepted as Kenyapotamus Pickford, 1983 †
Genus Phanourios Boekschoten & Sondaar, 1972 † accepted as Hippopotamus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Tetraproctodon Gray, 1869 accepted as Hippopotamus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Tetraprotodon Falconer & Cautley, 1836 accepted as Hippopotamus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Hyopotamus Kaup, 1844 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Kenyapotamus Pickford, 1983 † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Kunatia Sarwar & Akhtar, 1992 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Potamotherium Gloger, 1841 (uncertain, unassessed)
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
Taxonomic remark  = Hippopotamyidae in SN2000  
Taxonomic remark  = Hippopotamyidae in SN2000 [details]
IRMNG (2018). Hippopotamidae Gray, 1821. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104892 on 2019-06-20
Date
action
by
2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Mammalia (Class) > Theria (Subclass) > Eutheria (Infraclass) > Artiodactyla (Order) > Suiformes (Suborder) > Hippopotamidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): T; stratigraphic range: Miocene (Middle Miocene)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

Taxonomic remark  = Hippopotamyidae in SN2000 [details]