Definition of Suborder Hystricomorpha
1. Noun. An order of rodents including: porcupines; guinea pigs; chinchillas; etc..
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Rodentia, Rodentia
Member holonyms: Family Hystricidae, Hystricidae, Erethizontidae, Family Erethizontidae, Caviidae, Family Caviidae, Dasyproctidae, Family Dasyproctidae, Capromyidae, Family Capromyidae, Chinchillidae, Family Chinchillidae, Bathyergidae, Family Bathyergidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Hystricomorpha
Literary usage of Suborder Hystricomorpha
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1. Additions to the Pleistocene Mammal Faunas of South Carolina, North Carolina by Albert E. Sanders (2002)
"that the range of this genus along the Atlantic Coast did not extend south of the Carolinas in Early Pleistocene time. Suborder HYSTRICOMORPHA Family ..."