Taxon profile


Common Crested Procupine
Hystrix cristata Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Hystricidae - old world porcupines »  genus Hystrix - porcupines »  subgenus Hystrix

Scientific synonyms

Hystrix (Hystrix) cristata Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Crested Porcupine

Least Concern



Included taxa

Number of records: 3

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305554]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Hystrix cristata Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Hystrix cristata Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Hystrix cristata Linnaeus, 1758]

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