Crested porcupines

Crested porcupines

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Hystricidae
Genus : Hystrix

 

Animals in the genus Hystrix

Malayan porcupine
Thick-spined porcupine
Indian crested porcupine
Facts about the genus Hystrix, the crested porcupines

The crested porcupines are distinguished from the other Old World porcupines by the presence of rattle quills and a relatively shorter tail.

Behavior:Crested porcupines are fairly social animals, often traveling in pairs or small family groups.

Crested porcupines are nocturnal animals that have long whiskers on their face and feet that help them feel their way around at night.

Hans and Rachel, two huge Indian crested porcupines, are now on permanent exhibit at Audubon Zoo.

Hystrix is very smooth.

South African crested porcupines are "Old World" porcupines.

The crested porcupines are distinguished from the other Old World porcupines by the presence of rattle quills and a relatively shorter tail.

Hystrix is now a mod (Fire Emblem Armory) (Full text)

Fire Emblem Armory -> Hystrix is now a mod html { overflow-x: hidden; overflow-y: auto; } (Full text)

African crested porcupines are the largest rodent species on the continent and are considered "Old World porcupines. (Full text)

� African crested porcupines are the largest rodent species on the continent and are considered Old World porcupines. (Full text)

The porcupine fish, or Diodon hystrix is a member of the Diodontidae family of Puffers. (Full text)

The genus Diodon is derived from the Greek words "di" = two and "odous" = teeth while the species name hystrix is translated from Greek as porcupine. (Full text)

Rhapidophyllum hystrix is a small shrubby fan palm that grows to about 6 ft (1. (Full text)

679)--although, as I typed that quote, I realized just how slippery it is, since they don't actually say that Inocybe hystrix is easy to recognize! (Full text)

Hystrix is not a member of any public groups (Full text)

hystrix is a marine fish found in all tropical seas especially in the western boundary currents. (Full text)

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