Definition of Erethizontidae
1. Noun. New World arboreal porcupines.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Hystricomorpha, Suborder Hystricomorpha
Member holonyms: New World Porcupine, Erethizon, Genus Erethizon
Lexicographical Neighbors of Erethizontidae
Literary usage of Erethizontidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"The Erethizontidae must apparently be derived from South America, since they are unknown in the Old World, and unknown in the North American Tertiary, ..."