AnAge entry for Hystrix brachyura. Classification (HAGRID: ) Genus: Hystrix; Species: Hystrix brachyura; Common name: Malayan porcupine. Range Description. This species ranges from Nepal, through northeastern India ( Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya and. Descriptions and articles about the Himalayan Porcupine, scientifically known as Hystrix brachyura in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distributi.

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Extant species of family Hystricidae Old World porcupines. Scripta Geologica The species may give birth to two litters annually. It has a gestation period of days and a litter size of two or hyatrix. Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals. Class Sarcopterygii lobe-finned fishes and terrestrial vertebrates. The sow usually delivers a single brachtura at a time, but delivering two pups has also been recorded. Himalayan crestless porcupine H.

They also eat carrioninsects, and large tropical seeds such as belonging to Chisocheton cumingianus.

Hystrix brachyura Malayan porcupine Facebook. To cite this page: This species and its close relatives are believed to have originated from southern Asia based on their current distribution. Hrachyura Eutheria placental mammals. Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order?

The gestation period is about 90 to days. The quills of the Malayan porcupine are used for ornamental purposes. Retrieved from ” https: Subclass Theria Therian mammals.

Cape porcupine Hystrix africaeaustralis crested porcupine Hystrix cristata Indian crested porcupine Hystrix indica Bracgyura Thecurus: Johns Hopkins University Press. They can be found in all forest types up to m altitude. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts.

International Union for Conservation of Nature. It digs into the ground and inhabits dens near rocky areas, where it lives in small groups. Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking hysstrix survey.

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It can be found from sea level to at least 1, m asl. Genus Hystrix crested porcupines. They are also hunted for meat.

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It is a large and stout-bodied rodent covered with quills which are sharp, rigid structures. East Brachyyura Porcupine Hystrix Brachyura: They also live in a burrow, from which a network of trails penetrate into surrounding habitat.

The Malayan porcupine or Himalayan porcupine Hystrix brachyura is a species of rodent in the family Hystricidae. Species Hystrix brachyura Malayan porcupine. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This page was last edited on 5 Novemberat Suborder Hystricomorpha hystricognath rodents. It can also swim and gnaw. Thick-spined porcupine Hystrix crassispinis Philippine porcupine Hystrix pumila Sumatran porcupine Hystrix sumatrae. It is found in yystrix types of forest habitats, beachyura well as open areas near forests. Their maximum longevity is about 27 years. Retrieved 5 January They weigh around 0. The head and body measurement are around African brush-tailed porcupine Atherurus africanus Asiatic brush-tailed porcupine Atherurus macrourus.

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It may stray into nearby agricultural areas. Superclass Gnathostomata jawed vertebrates. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 54 hystric pp.

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