- Desert Warthog
Desert Warthog Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Suidae Genus: Phacochoerus Species: P. aethiopicus Binomial name Phacochoerus aethiopicus
The Desert Warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) is a species of even-toed ungulate in the Suidae family. It is found in northern Kenya, Somalia, possibly Djibouti, possibly Eritrea, and possibly Ethiopia. This is the range of the extant subspecies, commonly known as the Somali Warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus delamerei). Another subspecies, commonly known as the Cape Warthog (Phacochoerus a. aethiopicus), became extinct around 1865, but formerly occurred in South Africa.
- d'Huart, J.P. & Grubb, P. (2005). A photographic guide to the differences between the Common Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) and the Desert Warthog (Ph. aethiopicus). Suiform Soundings 5(2): 4-8.
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