Dasyproctidae


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Noun1.Dasyproctidae - agoutis and pacas
mammal family - a family of mammals
Hystricomorpha, suborder Hystricomorpha - an order of rodents including: porcupines; guinea pigs; chinchillas; etc.
Dasyprocta, genus Dasyprocta - type genus of the Dasyproctidae: agoutis
genus Stictomys, Stictomys - mountain pacas
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Albinismo parcial em Cutia Dasyprocta azarae (Lichtenstein, 1823) (Rodentia, Dasyproctidae), no sul do Brasil.
Ardilla -- Erethizontidae Coendou rufescens Puerco espin -- Dinomydae Dinomys branickii Guagua loba 2 Dasyproctidae Dasiprocta punctata Guatin 1 Cuniculidae Cuniculus taczanwoski Capotera He 1 (*) Cuniculus paca Rayona -- LAGOMORPHA Leporidae Silvilagus sp.
The "paca" belongs to the family Agoutidae, genus Agouti, which together with the families Caviidae, Hydrochoeridae and Dasyproctidae, form the group of the histricognath rodents in the New World (Eisenberg, 1989).
Taeniidae) from an agouti (Rodentia: Dasyproctidae) in Brazil.