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Noun1.Atherurus - a genus of Hystricidae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Hystricidae, Hystricidae - Old World porcupines
brush-tail porcupine, brush-tailed porcupine - porcupine with a tuft of large beaded bristles on the tail
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This was the case for species such as Cricetomys gambianus, Anomalurus derbianus, Atherurus africanus and Dendrohyrax dorsalis, which were either sighted or heard in several instances but were recorded only once.
Pangolin), Atherurus africanus, Thryonomys swinderianus, and Python sebae (17,18).