Definition of Family hystricidae

1. Noun. Old World porcupines.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Hystricidae

family Hydrobatidae
family Hydrocharidaceae
family Hydrocharitaceae
family Hydrochoeridae
family Hydrophidae
family Hydrophyllaceae
family Hygrophoraceae
family Hylidae
family Hylobatidae
family Hymenophyllaceae
family Hypericaceae
family Hyperodontidae
family Hypocreaceae
family Hypodermatidae
family Hypoxidaceae
family Hystricidae
family Ibidiidae
family Ichneumonidae
family Ichthyosauridae
family Icteridae
family Iguania
family Iguanidae
family Iguanodontidae
family Indicatoridae
family Indriidae
family Ipidae
family Irenidae
family Iridaceae
family Isoetaceae
family Istiophoridae

Literary usage of Family hystricidae

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1. The Mammals of Minnesota: A Scientific and Popular Account of Their Features by Clarence Luther Herrick (1892)
"... Geomyidae 220 Genus Geomys 222 Family Leporidae (Hares) 230 Family Hystricidae (Porcupines) 243 Genus Erethizon 246 Distribution of Rodentia 252 CHAPTER ..."

2. First Biennial Report of the Progress of the Geological Survey of Michigan by Michigan Geological Survey, M. Miles, Alexander Winchell (1861)
"family hystricidae. 42. Erethizon dorsatus, F. Cuv.—Porcupine. *9. C. cristata. The star nosed mole appears to bo a very rare species ..."

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