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.
Rodentia II: Cricetinae, Muridae, Spalacidae, Calomyscidae, Capromyidae, Hystricidae, Castoridae, Koper, 2009.
Mountain lion predation may be higher in CSP compared to Yellowstone National Park (Barnowe-Meyer et al., 2009) because the mountain lion population in the Black Hills is restricted to a relatively small island of forested habitat, the, predators do not compete with other apex predators such as wolves or grizzly bear, and there is a diverse prey assemblage consisting of white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, bighorn sheep, mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), and pronghorn as well as smaller prey including porcupine (Hystricomorph hystricidae) and wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) available to predators.