Sus scrofa sennaarensis Fitzinger, 1858

Sennar pig, Egyptian wild boar

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Sus sennaarensis Fitzinger, 1858; Sus scrofa sennaarensis Gray, 1868; Sus scrofa sennaariensis Fitzinger, 1860

 

Probably represents an ancient introduction of the nominate subspecies (porter et al. 2016:524). Hence it is best considered as taxonomically invalid.

 

Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

 

Distribution

Egypt to N Sudan

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Lydekker, Richard. (1915). Catalogue of the Ungulate Mammals in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. IV. Artiodactyla. London: British Museum. [p. 315]

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.

https://books.google.com.au/books?id=sHFRa6uk1UoC&pg=PA1137&lpg=PA1137&dq=Sus+sennaarensis&source=bl&ots=bYCiSHly0i&sig=MgbAoelBd0wGcSqLhAiy2GbbRpw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwic_8G1hO_SAhVHzLwKHbsxChIQ6AEIGzAA#v=onepage&q=Sus%20sennaarensis&f=false

https://books.google.com.au/books?id=2UEJDAAAQBAJ&pg=PA524&lpg=PA524&dq=Sus+sennaarensis&source=bl&ots=8_9ZLsCnz2&sig=CslIE2vA4ed_zFcM8pLY_PhNCmE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiP2aLNhu_SAhUDe7wKHTYOAEI4ChDoAQgbMAE#v=onepage&q=Sus%20sennaarensis&f=false

 

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