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Hydrochaeridae  Gray, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584577

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Hydrochoerinae Gray, 1825
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Charles A. Woods  
  Notes: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2035   
  Reference for: Hydrochaeridae    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McKenna, Malcolm C., and Susan K. Bell  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Classification of mammals above the species level   
  Page(s): 631   
  Publisher: Columbia University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-231-11012-X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hydrochaeridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Hydrochaeridae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: According to McKenna & Bell (1997:202), the family-group name is based on Hydrocharina Gray 1825:341. Gill (1872) established the spelling Hydrochoeridae, and Cabrera (1961) changed it to Hydrochaeridae. Note also that that the generic name Hydrochoerus Brisson 1762 has been restored by ICZN Opinion 1894 (1998)  
 

 

   

 
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