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subgenus

Hystrix Linnaeus, 1758

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Hystrix africaeaustralis Peters, 1852 - Cape Porcupine

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species Hystrix cristata Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Crested Procupine

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species Hystrix indica Kerr, 1792 - Indian Crested Porcupine

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species Hystrix parvae (Kretzoi, 1951)
species Hystrix primigenia (Wagner, 1848)
species Hystrix refossa Gervais, 1852
species Hystrix sivalensis Lydekker, 1878

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Explanations

extinct taxon