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SPECIES Babyrousa babyrussa

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 50.
Common Name:Buru Babirusa
Type Locality:"Habitat in Borneo Indiae orientalis"; identified as "Island of Boero" by Thomas (1911a) (Indonesia, Buru Isl).
Distribution:Indonesia, Buru (N Molucca Isls) and Sula Isls.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Former subspecies raised to species rank (Groves, 2001a, Meijaard and Groves, 2002). Probably introduced to Buru and the Sulu Isls; original distribution unknown (Groves, 1980b).



    alfurus (Lesson, 1827)
    babirousa (Jardine, 1836)
    babirusa (Guillemard, 1889)
    babirussa (Quoy and Gaimard, 1830)
    frosti (Thomas, 1920)
    indicus (Kerr, 1792)
    orientalis (Brisson, 1762)
    quadricornua Perry, 1811

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