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Procavia capensis Pallas 1766 (Cape hyrax)

Osteichthyes - Hyracoidea - Procaviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 143657

Alternative combinations: Cavia capensis, Hyrax capensis

Belongs to Procavia according to N. Olds and J. Shoshani 1982

Sister taxa: Procavia antiqua, Procavia obermeyerae, Procavia pliocenica, Procavia robertsi, Procavia transvaalensis

Subtaxa: Procavia capensis johnstoni

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 77.0, humerus length 74.3, scapula 45.6 x 35.9, tibia length 71.1, ulna length 67.8

Estimated body mass: 1.59 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length