Suoidea

Suoidea

[sü′ȯid·ē·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of artiodactyls of the suborder Paleodonta which comprises the pigs and peccaries.
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The family Suidae (Artiodactyla, Mammalia), generally known as boars, hogs, pigs or suids, is part of the superfamily Suoidea along with Tayassuidae (peccaries) (Gongora et al., 2011).
Order ARTIODACTYLA Owen, 1848 Suborder SUIFORMES Jaeckal, 1911 Infraorder SUINA Gray, 1868 Superfamily SUOIDEA Gray, 1821 Family SUIDAE Gray, 1821 Subfamily Suinae Zittel, 1893 Genus Propotamochoerus Pilgrim, 1925
African Lower and Middle Miocene suoidea (pigs andamp;peccaries).2 taxonomy of the Listriodontinae (suidae, pigs).