Definition of Hydrochoerus
1. Noun. A genus of Hydrochoeridae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Hydrochoeridae, Hydrochoeridae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrochoerus
Literary usage of Hydrochoerus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Additions to the Pleistocene Mammal Faunas of South Carolina, North Carolina by Albert E. Sanders (2002)
"... fragment of an incisor "of a large Rodent animal allied to hydrochoerus capybara" collected by Francis S. Holmes along the Ashley River near Charleston. ..."
2. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Skull of the Capybara. The teeth from one side of both jaws are removed, and displayed separately. hydrochoerus ... hydrochoerus."
3. An introduction to the osteology of the mammalia: Being the Substance of the by William Henry Flower (1876)
"... and lunar are very generally united (as in Castor, Dasyprocta, hydrochoerus, ... the normal number of phalanges, though sometimes (as in hydrochoerus) ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"ena hydrochoerus Meles Tapirus Lutra Cuniculus Most of these are now in current use, but are attributed to later writers, and in several cases wrong species ..."