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Taxon profile

family

giant rats
Dinomyidae Peters, 1873

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  suborder Hystricomorpha - Hystricomorphs

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

genus Dinomys Peters, 1873
genus Josephoartigasia Mones, 2007
genus Olenopsis Ameghino, 1889

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Dinomyidae]

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Explanations

extinct taxon