Hystricidae


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Noun1.Hystricidae - Old World porcupines
mammal family - a family of mammals
Hystricomorpha, suborder Hystricomorpha - an order of rodents including: porcupines; guinea pigs; chinchillas; etc.
Old World porcupine - terrestrial porcupine
Atherurus, genus Atherurus - a genus of Hystricidae
genus Trichys, Trichys - a genus of Hystricidae
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Cricetinae, Muridae, Spalacidae, Calomyscidae, Capromyidae, Hystricidae, Castoridae.
36 Family Hystricidae Trichys fasciculata N T 2 Hystrix brachyura N T 3 D) Order Psittaciformes Family Psittacidae Psittacula longicauda D A 42 cm; 0.