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Hydrochaeris  Brünnich, 1772
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584622

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Hydrochoerus Brisson, 1762
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  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: Hydrochaeris    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source:    
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: OPINION 1894: Regnum Animale ..., Ed. 2 (M.J. Brisson, 1762): rejected for nomenclatural purposes, with the conservation of the mammalian generic names Philander (Marsupialia), Pteropus (Chiroptera), Glis, Cuniculus and Hydrochoerus (Rodentia), Meles...   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 55, part 1   
  Page(s): 64-71   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-5167   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12441432   
  Reference for: Hydrochaeris   
       
  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: Hydrochaeris   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Woods, Charles A., and C. William Kilpatrick / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Infraorder Hystricognathi Brandt, 1855   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 1538-1600   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hydrochaeris   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1998, Opinion 1894) ruled that Hydrochoerus is first available from Brisson, 1762, so it takes priority over Hydrochaeris Brünnich, 1772  
 

 

   

 
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