Hydrochoerus

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Translingual[edit]

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris

Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (húdōr, water) + χοῖρος (khoîros, pig).

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Hydrochoerus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Caviidae — the capybaras, native to parts of the tropical Americas.

Usage notes[edit]

Formerly placed in the family Hydrochoeridae, which has been reassessed and renamed as a subfamily of Caviidae. See Wikipedia-logo.png Capybara#Classification and phylogeny on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Capybara#Classification and phylogeny

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