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Hydrochoerus  Brisson, 1762
Taxonomic Serial No.: 825248

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Hydrochaeris Brünnich, 1772
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderHystricomorpha Brandt, 1855  
                                     InfraorderHystricognathi Brandt, 1855 – hystricognath rodents  
                                        FamilyCaviidae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817  
                                           SubfamilyHydrochoerinae Gray, 1825  
                                              GenusHydrochoerus Brisson, 1762  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766) – Capybara 
                                                 Species Hydrochoerus isthmius Goldman, 1912 – Lesser Capybara 
       

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  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: Hydrochoerus   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Hydrochoerus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Husson (1978:456-457) discussed the spelling of the generic name and concluded that Hydrochoerus Brisson, 1762 is not valid because Brisson's (1762) work was not consistently binominal. The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1998) ruled that Hydrochoerus Brisson, 1762 is valid. Reviewed by Mones (1991)  
    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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