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Capybara
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Caviidae - Cavies and Maras »  genus Hydrochoerus

Scientific synonyms

Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766)
Hydrochoeris hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766)
Hydrochoerus capybara
Sus hydrochaeris Linnaeus, 1766

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Jaguar, Eunectes murinus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Green Anaconda

parasite: Trypanosoma equinum Vogés, 1901, Amblyomma dubitatum Neumann, 1899

Links and literature

EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [128740]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [http://fossilworks.org/] [as Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 11 December 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [10300]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Hydrochoeris hydrochaeris Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766)]

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