Hystrix


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Hys´trix

    (hĭs´trĭks)
prop. n.1.(Zool.) A genus of rodents, including the porcupine.
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In contrast, the Cameroon outfit employed 23-centimetrelong, undyed quills of the crested porcupine, Hystrix cristata.
On a glassy sea in late morning, Blom then swam to the seabottom three metres below and delicately released his tiny charges, whose scientific name is Hippocampus Hystrix, into thick croppings of dark green seagrass flourishing in the protected waters of a nearby deserted beach.
Meet the newest additions to The Lost Chambers Aquarium at Atlantis, The Palm, a herd of over one hundred Hippocampus Hystrix Seahorses.
Around the size of a small fingernail, the tiny Hippocampus Hystrix Seahorse newborns, known as fry, will help in the repopulation of the species, and will be released into the Arabian Gulf once they are mature enough to hunt.
Additional species present in the Big Creek Watershed that have been tracked by NatureServe are Rhapidophyllum hystrix and Verbesina aristata.
Himalayan Hystrix (biacbyura) hodgsoni porcupine (Gray 1847) Hare Lepus sp.
The consistent ingredients included one or more species of puffer fish (Diodon hystrix, Diodon holacanthus or Sphoeroides testudineus) which contain tetrodotoxins, potent neurotoxins fully capable of pharmacologically inducing the zombi state.
1995, "Glycerogly colipids from Citrus hystrix, a traditional herb in Thailand, potenly inhibit the tumor promoting activity of 12-O-tetradecanoyl phorbol 13actate in mouse skin," J.
Outside the tropics, Serenoa repens is found in sandy pine-oak wood understory and Rhapidophyllum hystrix grows on calcareous soils in wet areas in deciduous woods in south-eastern USA.