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Atherurus Cuvier 1829 (brush-tailed porcupine)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Hystricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158794

Parent taxon: Hystricidae according to T. S. Palmer 1904

Sister taxa: Hystrix, Sivacanthion, Spygurus, Trichys, Xenohystrix

Subtaxa: Atherurus macrourus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore