Domestic pig

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Domestic pig
Sow with piglet.jpg
Female (sou) breistfeedin piglet
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Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Suidae
Genus: Sus
Species: S. scrofa
Subspecies: S. s. domesticus
Trinomial name
Sus scrofa domesticus
Erxleben, 1777
Synonyms[1]
  • Sus domesticus Erxleben, 1777

The domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus or Sus domesticus), whiles cried swine or hog, is a lairge, even-taed ungulate; it is considered a subspecies o the wild boar or a distinct species.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Colin P. Groves (1995). "On the nomenclature of domestic animals" (PDF). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 52 (2): 137–141. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.6749. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 8 April 2011.  Biodiversity Heritage Library