Procaviidae


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Related to Procaviidae: Dendrohyrax, Tree hyrax
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Noun1.Procaviidae - includes all recent members of the order Hyracoidea
mammal family - a family of mammals
Hyracoidea, order Hyracoidea - hyraxes and some extinct animals
cony, das, dassie, hyrax, coney - any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
genus Procavia, Procavia - type genus of the Procaviidae
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Heterohyrax brucei (Gray) (Procaviidae) the Small-toothed Rock Hyrax, is known from the drier parts of Kenya.
Geoffroy, 1818) Hyracoidea Procaviidae Heterohyrax brucei (Gray, 1868) Macroscelidea Macroscelididae Elephantulus cf.
The hyrax order (Hyracoidea) contains a single family, the rock hyrax family (Procaviidae), represented by the large-toothed rock hyrax (Procavia capensis), which lives in the rocky areas of the southern Sahara, as well as in Palestine and Arabia.