Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
Johns Hopkins University Press
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Comments: Hyracidae Gray, 1821, is a group name based on Hyrax Hermann, 1783. Revised by Hahn (1934:207). Roche (1972) retained only Procavia and Dendrohyrax but Hoeck (1978) and Meester et al. (1986:178) retained Procavia, Heterohyrax, and Dendrohyrax as separate genera. A modern key to the genera was developed by Meester et al. (1986)
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