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Acanthion

TranslingualEdit

Hystrix brachyura, in the subgenus Acanthion

EtymologyEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Acanthion

  1. A taxonomic subgenus within the genus Hystrix — the smaller Old World porcupines.

Usage notesEdit

  • Formerly considered an independent genus

See alsoEdit