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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Hippopotamidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Hippopotamidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, NMNH Mammals, AnAge, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, EOL authors, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, Kissling et al, 2014, IUCN, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Benin Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Cameroon Species List, Central African Republic Species List, Chad Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Djibouti Species List, Eritrea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, France Species List, Gabon Species List, Gambia Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Greece Species List, Guinea Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Kenya Species List, Liberia Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, Portugal Species List, Senegal Species List, South Sudan Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Syria Species List, Tanzania Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Uganda Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Environments EOL, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, North Atlantic Species List, and South Atlantic Species List
Hippopotamidae Gray 1821

Alternative Names

? afarensis Geze, 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dulu Boisserie, 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? harvardi Coryndon, 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hipponensis Gaudry, 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? imagunculus Hopwood, 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? karumensis Coryndon, 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? lothagamensis Weston, 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? minor Desmarest, 1822
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pantanellii Joleaud, 1920
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? protamphibius Arambourg, 1944
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? siculus Hooijer, 1946
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? standini Monnier & Lamberton, 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ternani Pickford, 1983
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Choeropsinae Gill 1872
Synonym according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Choeropsis Leidy 1852
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kunatia Sarwar & Akhtar 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Potamotherium Gloger 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trilobophorus Geze 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Hippopotami
Recognized by assadi and admin
Hippos
Recognized by assadi and admin
hippos preferred
hippopotamus
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Afrikaans

Seekoeie preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

برنيقيات preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

գետաձիեր preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Hipopotamido preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

flodhester preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Хипопотамови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

hipopotàmid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Vodenkonji preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

hrochovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Flodheste preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Nijlpaarden preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Virtahevot preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

Hippopotames preferred
Recognized by CITES

Georgian

ბეჰემოთისებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Flusspferde preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Guarani

Sakandu'y preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

היפופוטמיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Vízilófélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

カバ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Бегемот сымалдуулар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kongo

Nguvu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

Nīlzirgu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Hipopotaminiai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

Нилски коњи preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian

Flodhestar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Occitan (post 1500)

Ipopotamids preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin

Persian

اسب‌آبیان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

hipopotamowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Quechua

Mayu khuchi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Бегемотовые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Vodenkonji preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Hrochovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Hipopótamos preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

Flodhästar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Su aygırıgiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Бегемотові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Unspecified

Abanɣu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Hipos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Popòtamu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Suv aygʻirlari preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Nan

Hô-bé-kho preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Hippopotamidae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Artiodactyla
44 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.