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Caviidae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Caviidae is a member of the Superfamily Cavioidea. Here is the complete "parentage" of Caviidae:

The Family Caviidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Anoema

A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia.[1] [more]

Cavia

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Dolicavia

Dolichotis

The maras (Dolichotis) are a of the cavy family. They are the sole representatives of the subfamily Dolichotinae. These large relatives of guinea pigs are common in the Patagonian steppes of Argentina but live in other areas of South America as well such as Paraguay. Maras are the fourth largest rodent in the world, after capybaras, beavers, and porcupines, reaching about 45 cm (18 in) in height. [more]

Galea

Galea may be: [more]

Hydrochoerus

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Kerodon

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Microcavia

Microcavia (mountain cavies) is a genus in the family Caviidae. [more]

Orthomyctera

Prodolichotis

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More info about the Genus Prodolichotis may be found here.

Bibliography

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Footnotes

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  1. http://www.ubio.org/browser/details.php?namebankID=112385

Sources

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 19:05:28