Hydrochaerishydrochaeris(Linnaeus, 1766) Taxonomic Serial No.: 584724
Taxonomy and Nomenclature
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Charles A. Woods
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2035
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing
xviii + 1207
Smithsonian Institution Press
Washington, DC, USA
Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing
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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