Notochoerus euilus
Notochoerus euilus
Age approx. 3.00 Million Years Digital Capture: Structured Light Scanner
ER 74 FS 568

Not a member yet? Join now!

Join the community and you can start printing 3D models, saving your favorite fossils, and more!


Already a member? Log In!


Create a new collection


PpaoShops - FIT Sport BC Diamond Shorts "White and Black" Release - Nike Jordan Dri , Neymar x Air Jordan Collection

Low shoes - DialadogwashShops - Sneakers - Womens nike zoom structure 14 silver raspbery black running 415367-002 sz 10.5 , billige herre nike air vapormax 2018 sko gra gronn salg - Men's shoes

nike shoe with bubble all bottom of mouth pain

Copperbridgemedia News – Shoe News and Fashion Trends

002 – JmksportShops - Air Jordans 1 Retro High CN8607 - Up To 50% Off Only Today - pink and white nike mercurial vapors black



3D Models

The Lab

African Fossils Forum


This is a nearly complete skull of Notochoerus euilus found at East Turkana, with dentition (P3-M3). Notochoerus euilus is common in middle to late Pliocene fossil deposits of the Koobi Fora Formation where the earliest occurrence is from within the Moiti Tuff dated to 3.89 myr. Notochoerus euilus gave rise to the truly massive Notochoerus scotti, which occurs in the Late Pliocene and Early Pleistocene. Both species became extinct just less than 2 million years ago.


Notochoerus euilus was a large pig, standing approximately 120 cms at the shoulder. Isotope analyses of its dental enamel suggest that the majority of the specimens were grazing on tropical grasses, although some individuals were consuming some non-grass plants. Third molar height and length appear to increase with time. Molar pillars are widely separated to the base and taper steeply.


Harris 1983:224 Associated upper and lower dentition Associated cranial-postcranial elements



The specimens displayed on this site are published specimens unless otherwise indicated. The information about the artifacts on this site is of a general nature only and unless otherwise indicated, has been written either by members of the African Fossils team, the National Museums of Kenya or the Turkana Basin Institute. The printed models are not of a high enough resolution to enable accurate scientific measurements and have generated using photogrammetry and in some cases low resolution digital models have been generated using laser scanners.

The information in this site is subject to change without notice.

Terms and Conditions

All copyright for the images and 3D models on this page belong to African Fossils and National Museums of Kenya and are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike License.