Phacochoerus is a genus in the family Suidae, commonly known as warthogs (pronounced wart-hog). It is the sole genus of subfamily Phacochoerinae. These pigs live in open and semiopen habitats, even in quite dry regions, in sub-Saharan Africa. The genus Phacochoerus has two species.
|Male Common warthog|
Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, South Africa
|Unrecognized taxon ():||Phacochoerus|
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- d'Huart, J.P. & Grubb, P. (2005). A photographic guide to the differences between the Common Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) and the Desert Warthog (Ph. aethiopicus).[permanent dead link] Suiform Soundings 5(2): 4-8.