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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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The animals most frequently reported caught were blue duikers (Philantomba monticola), antelopes (Tragelaphus spp.), porcupines (Atherurus africanus), pangolins (Phataginus tricuspis), primates (Cercopithecus spp.), occasionally Giant pouched rats (Cricetomys emini), snakes (mainly Python sebae) and dwarf crocodiles (Osteolaemus tetraspis).
(%) Order Genus Common name sampled positive Rodentia Hylomyscus African wood mouse 28 0 Malacomys Long-footed rat 15 0 Praomys Soft-furred rat 15 0 Cricetomys Giant pouched rat 9 2 (22.2) Hybomys Hump-nosed mouse 6 0 Rattus Rat 3 0 Lemniscomys Zebra mouse 2 0 Mastomys Multimammate rat 2 0 Atherurus Brush-tailed 1 0 porcupine Eulipotyphla Sylvisorex Climbing shrew 8 0 Crocidura White-toothed shrew 8 0 Unknown shrew Shrew 6 0 Chiroptera Pipistrellus Pipistrelle bat 1 0 Epomops Singing fruit bat 1 0 Total 105 2 (1.9)
Anatomia funcional del aparato reproductor femenino del puerco espin de cola de pincel (Atherurus africanus) (Doctoral Dissertation).
La presencia de numerosas flexuras lo asemejo al de los roedores muridos, miniantes, equidos y suidos (Beck et al.), asi como a histricomorfos como la vizcacha de llanura (Lagostomus maximus) (Flamini et al., 2014), el puercoespin de cola de pincel (Atherurus africanus) (Mayor et al., 2003), el puercoespin crestado (Hystrix cristata) (Ozdemir, 2004) y la paca (Cuniculuspaca) (Goncalves dos Reis et al., 2011).
The wild animals mentioned repeatedly were the cane rat (Thryonomys swinderianus), the Gambian pouched rat (Cricetomys gambianus), and the African brush-tailed porcupine (Atherurus africanus).
gambiense was observed in rodents (Atherurus africanus and Cricetomys gambianus), monkeys (Cercopithecus and Cercocebus) and ungulates (Cephalophus spp).
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.