Hydrochoerus

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Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Caviomorpha 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Hystricomorpha
Infraordo: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Caviomorpha

Familia: Caviidae
Subfamilia: Hydrochoerinae
Genus: Hydrochoerus
Species (2 + †2): †H. ballesterensis – †H. gaylordi – H. hydrochaeris – H. isthmius

Name[edit]

Hydrochoerus Brisson, 1762: 80 [conserved name]

  • Type species: Sus hydrochaeris Linnaeus, 1766, by designation under the Plenary Powers (1998: 64).
  • Gender: masculine.
  • Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Opinion 1894 (1998: 65).

Synonymy[edit]

  • Hydrochaeris Brünnich, 1772: 44 [incorrect subsequent spelling of Hydrochoerus Brisson]
  • Hydrochaerus Erxleben, 1777: 191 [incorrect subsequent spelling of Hydrochoerus Brisson]
  • Hydrochoenus Gray, 1821: 304 [incorrect subsequent spelling of Hydrochoerus Brisson]
  • Hydrocharus Gray, 1825: 341 [incorrect subsequent spelling of Hydrochoerus Brisson]
  • Hydrocherus F. Cuvier, 1829: 492 [incorrect subsequent spelling of Hydrochoerus Brisson]
  • Capibara Moussy, 1860: 13 [nomen nudum]
  • Capiguara Liais, 1872: 545 [new name for Hydrochoerus Brisson]
  • Hydrochoeris J. A. Allen, 1916: 568 [incorrect subsequent spelling of Hydrochoerus Brisson]
  • Xenohydrochoerus Rusconi, 1934: 21 [synonymized by Pascual (1967: 119)]
  • Hydrocheirus Hollande & Batisse, 1959: 1 [incorrect subsequent spelling of Hydrochoerus Brisson]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Brisson, M.J. 1762. Regnum animale in classes IX. Distributum, Sive, Synopsis Methodica, Sistens generalem Animalium distributionem in Classes IX, & duarum primarum Classium, Quadrupedum scilicet & Cetaceorum, particularem divisionem in Ordines, Sectiones, Genera & Species. Cum brevi cujusque Speciei Descriptione, Cicationibus Auctorum de iis tractantium, Nominibus eis ab ipsis & Nationibus impositis, Nominibusque vulgaribus. Theodorum Haak: Lugduni Batavorum. 7 + 296 pp. BHL Reference page
  • International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. 1998. Opinion 1894. Regnum Animale ..., Ed. 2 (M.J. Brisson, 1762): rejected for nomenclatural purposes, with the conservation of the mammalian generic names Philander (Marsupialia), Pteropus (Chiroptera), Glis, Cuniculus and Hydrochoerus (Rodentia), Meles, Lutra and Hyaena (Carnivora), Tapirus (Perissodactyla), Tragulus and Giraffa (Artiodactyla). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 55(1): 64–71. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: Kapybara
dansk: Kapivar
Deutsch: Wasserschwein
English: Capybara
español: Capibara
français: Capybara
עברית: קפיבארה
日本語: カピバラ属
Nederlands: Capybara
polski: kapibara
português: Capivara
русский: Капибара
svenska: Capybara
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