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Descriptor in English: Cuniculidae
Descriptor in Spanish: Cuniculidae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cuniculidae
Descriptor in French: Cuniculidae
Entry term(s): Agouti paca
Agoutidae
Cuniculus
Cuniculus paca
Lowland Paca
Lowland Pacas
Paca, Lowland
Pacas
Pacas, Lowland
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.373
Scope note: A family of large (20 to 30 inches long) plant eating rodents found in Central and South America. They are nearly tailless and have chunky bodies, dark brown fur with spotted lines along their sides and back, with stout legs and hind limbs that are longer than the forelimbs, and a large, square head with short ears.
Annotation: do not confuse entry term AGOUTIDAE with AGOUTIS see DASYPROCTIDAE
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 2015
DeCS UI: 55541
Descriptor UI: D065469
Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Cuniculidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0589761
Scope note A family of large (20 to 30 inches long) plant eating rodents found in Central and South America. They are nearly tailless and have chunky bodies, dark brown fur with spotted lines along their sides and back, with stout legs and hind limbs that are longer than the forelimbs, and a large, square head with short ears.
Preferred term Cuniculidae
Entry term(s) Agoutidae
Pacas
Cuniculus - Narrower
Concept UI M0589762
Scope note The singular genus of Cuniculidae.
Preferred term Cuniculus
Cuniculus paca - Narrower
Concept UI M0589763
Preferred term Cuniculus paca
Entry term(s) Agouti paca
Lowland Paca
Lowland Pacas
Paca, Lowland
Pacas, Lowland



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