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Taxon profile

family

agoutis and acuchis
Dasyproctidae Bonaparte, 1838

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

Images

Dasyprocta leporina - Brazilian Agouti

Dasyprocta leporina - Brazilian Agouti

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Myoprocta acouchy - Red Acouchi

Myoprocta acouchy - Red Acouchi

Author: Milan Kořínek

Dasyprocta punctata - Central American Agouti

Dasyprocta punctata - Central American Agouti

Author: Ondřej Prosický

Functions restricted to taxon Dasyproctidae

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

genus Dasyprocta Illiger, 1811 - agoutis
genus Myoprocta Thomas, 1903 - acouchies

Links and literature

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

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