|Named By:||Hopwood in 1926|
|Time Period:||Late Pliocene to Early Pleistocene|
|Location:||Africa, particularly Eastern countries such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania, but also known from more distant African countries|
|Size:||About 1.5 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Multiple specimens numbering in the hundreds|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Artiodactyla | Suidae ||
|Also known as:||| Tapinochoerus ||
Metridiochoerus is an extinct genus in the pig family indigenous to the Pliocene and Pleistocene of Africa. It is also known as the giant warthog.