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DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisMammalia • SubclassisTheria • InfraclassisEutheria • OrdoRodentia • FamiliaCaviidae • SubfamiliaHydrochoerinae • Genus: Hydrochoeris Brisson, 1762
Hydrochaeris Brünnich, 1772
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Wikispecies has an entry on:
Included species (for Mammal Species of the World):
H. hydrochaeris, H. isthmius
Included species (for ITIS):
H. hydrochaeris

It appears that the correct spelling is Hydrochoerus Brisson, 1762: this name is conserved by ICZN opinion 1894 (1998)[1] despite the general rejection of Brisson's work for nomenclatural purposes. However it is spelt Hydrochoeris in MSW3 (2005).


This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.