Definition of Family erethizontidae
1. Noun. New World arboreal porcupines.
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
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; ..."