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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the suborder Suiformes — the pigs and related creatures.


Sus +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)


  • Javalina are members of the family Tayassuidae and feral swine the family Suidae.

    hog hunting good or bad for us?

  • Do not work on a virus! ie thats why, - unless you develop a Secondary issue ie a pnuemonococcus, - you do NOT, if your Doc is a good one, get antibiotics for it. a large populace that has and carries a Suidae (pig) MRSA, Danes and USA pork farm workers their families and towns near them.

    Swine Flu-- Normal or Malignant?

  • Family Species Suidae Sus salvanius* Leporidae Caprolagus hispidus An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Terai-Duar savanna and grasslands

  • Family Species Suidae Sus verrucosus Cervidae Axis kuhlii** An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Eastern Java-Bali rain forests

  • Ploughing behaviour of Babyrousa babyrussa (Suidae, Mammalia) suggests a scent-marking function.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Ploughing behaviour is apparently unique to babirusas among Suidae, and its discovery implies that babirusas in captivity might have their behaviour enriched if they are provided with suitable areas of soft, plougable sand or soil.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Notes on the systematics of Babyrousa (Artiodactyla, Suidae).

    The many babirusa species: laissez-faire lumping under fire again

  • While babirusas look pig-like and are classified as part of Suidae, they are distinctive and unusual.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • In view of the divergent anatomy of babirusas, most artiodactyl specialists agree that they represent an ancient lineage, Babyrousinae, which branched off from the rest of Suidae early in its evolution (Thenius 1970).

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • A* (Sibuyan only) Suidae Sus cebifrons* Cervidae Cervus alfredi* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion

    Greater Negros-Panay rain forests


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