Hyracoidea

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Noun1.Hyracoidea - hyraxes and some extinct animalsHyracoidea - hyraxes and some extinct animals  
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
family Procaviidae, Procaviidae - includes all recent members of the order Hyracoidea
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Hyracoids were published by Tsujikawa and Pickford (2006) and Pickford (2013).
For example, members of the genus Setaria (Filarioidea: Onchocercidae) are found in the abdominal cavity of artiodactyls (especially Bovidae), equids, and hyracoids.
In Africa, the animals occupying the niche of the pikas (ochotonids) are the hyracoids, such as rock hyrax (Procavia), and the most important predator is the leopard (Panthera pardus).