Suid evolution and correlation of African hominid localities

  title={Suid evolution and correlation of African hominid localities},
  author={Tim D. White and J. Michael Harris},
  pages={13 - 21}
Recently discovered Plio-Pleistocene vertebrate assemblages have allowed complete systematic revision of the sub-Saharan African Suidae. New phylogenies are proposed for the 7 genera and 16 species of fossil and extant representatives. Suids are common elements of African Plio-Pleistocene faunas, and their evolutionary trends, particularly in the species Mesochoerus limnetes and Metridiochoerus andrewsi, are of great correlative value. Suid data are employed in a refinement of stratigraphic… Expand
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