Definition of Family erethizontidae

1. Noun. New World arboreal porcupines.

Exact synonyms: Erethizontidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Hystricomorpha, Suborder Hystricomorpha
Member holonyms: New World Porcupine, Erethizon, Genus Erethizon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Erethizontidae

family Elopidae
family Embiotocidae
family Empetraceae
family Emydidae
family Endamoebidae
family Engraulidae
family Enterobacteriaceae
family Entolomataceae
family Entomophthoraceae
family Epacridaceae
family Ephedraceae
family Ephemeridae
family Ephippidae
family Equidae
family Equisetaceae
family Erethizontidae
family Ericaceae
family Erinaceidae
family Eriocaulaceae
family Erysiphaceae
family Erythroxylaceae
family Eschrichtiidae
family Esocidae
family Euglenaceae
family Euphorbiaceae
family Eurylaimidae
family Exocoetidae
family Fabaceae
family Fagaceae
family Falconidae

Literary usage of Family erethizontidae

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1. Report by Dept. of Geology and Natural Resources, Dept. of Statistics and Geology, Indiana Dept. of Statistics and Geology, Indiana, Dept. of Geology and Natural History, State Geologist (1909)
"Family ERETHIZONTIDAE, Genus Erethizon, p. 530 GG. Fur without quills or stiff spines. H. With external cheek pouches which open outside the mouth; ..."

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