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Author(s): Stohl, G.
Title: Ergänzende Angaben zur Anatomie des Zwergflusspferdes (Choreopsis liberiensis Morton), nebst Bemerkungen zur Evolution der Flusspferde
Year: 1981
Volume: 20
Pages: 141-145.

Abstract: Some anatomical remarks about the anatomy of the Liberian pygmy hippopotamus (Choreopsis liberiensis Morton, 1849) are given. The morphological characteristics of those of the infraorder Suina. They demonstrate the close phylogenetical relationship between these different forms of Suiform mammals. The anatomy of the stomach reveals a more primitive structure than that of the Hippopotamus.
Subject: zoology

Discussed taxa:
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Ordo: Artiodactyla
Family: Hippopodamidae
Genus: Choreopsis
Species: liberiensis

Journal: Vertebrata hungarica
Journal abbreviation: Vert. hung.
ISSN: 0506-7839
Publisher: Népművelési Propaganda Iroda, Budapest
Editor(s): Dely, O. G. & Nemes, I.