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Descriptor English:   Dasyproctidae 
Descriptor Spanish:   Dasyproctidae 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Dasyproctidae 
Synonyms English:   Acouchi
Acouchis
Agouti, Brazilian
Agoutis
Agoutis, Brazilian
Brazilian Agouti
Brazilian Agoutis
Dasyprocta
Dasyprocta leporina
Green Acouchi
Myoprocta
Myoprocta acouchy
Myoprocta pratti
Red Acouchi  
Tree Number:   B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.419
Definition English:   A family of Central and South American plant-eating rodents comprising the agoutis (Dasyprocta) and acouchis (Myoprocta). They look similar to guinea pigs (CAVIA) but are larger and have longer legs. Their fur is reddish or dark brown. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse entry term Agoutis with AGOUTIDAE see CUNICULIDAE
History Note English:   2015 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification EM embryology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PH physiology
PX psychology SU surgery
UR urine VI virology
Record Number:   55542 
Unique Identifier:   D065468 

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