Definition of Hydrochoerus

1. Noun. A genus of Hydrochoeridae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Hydrochoerus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Hydrochoeridae, Hydrochoeridae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrochoerus

Hydrangea macrophylla hortensis
Hydrangea paniculata
Hydrangea petiolaris
Hydrangeaceae
Hydrastis Canadensis
Hydrilla verticillata
HydroDIURIL
Hydrobates
Hydrobates pelagicus
Hydrobatidae
Hydrocharidaceae
Hydrocharis
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
Hydrocharitaceae
Hydrochoeridae
Hydrochoerus
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrocortone
Hydrodamalis
Hydrodamalis gigas
Hydromantes
Hydromantes brunus
Hydromantes shastae
Hydromyinae
Hydromys
Hydrophyidae
Hydrophyllaceae
Hydrophyllum
Hydrophyllum virginianum
Hydrus

Literary usage of Hydrochoerus

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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 ..."

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