Sus scrofa libycus Gray, 1868



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Sus scrofa lybicus Gray, 1868


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)



North Africa


Biology & Ecology










Groves, Colin. (1981). Ancestors for the Pigs: Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Genus Sus (Technical Bulletin No. 3, Department of Prehistory, Research School of Pacific Studies). Canberra: Australian National University.

Lydekker, Richard. (1915). Catalogue of the Ungulate Mammals in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. IV. Artiodactyla. London: British Museum. [p. 316]

Porter, Valerie, Alderson, G. L. H., Hall, S. J. G. and Sponenberg, D. P. (2016). Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, 2 volumes (6th edition). Boston, USA & Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing. xiii + 1200 pp.


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