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genus

porcupines
Hystrix Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Hystricidae - old world porcupines »  subfamily Hystricinae

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Hystrix africaeaustralis - Cape Porcupine

Hystrix africaeaustralis - Cape Porcupine

Author: McMammal

Hystrix pumila - Philippine Porcupine

Hystrix pumila - Philippine Porcupine

Author: Michal Sloviak

Hystrix indica - Indian Crested Porcupine

Hystrix indica - Indian Crested Porcupine

Author: Milan Kořínek

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subgenus Acanthion F. Cuvier, 1823
subgenus Hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
subgenus Thecurus Lyon, 1907

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1016294]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Hystrix Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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