Definitions for dasyproctidae
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word dasyproctidae
Dasyproctidae, family Dasyproctidae(noun)
agoutis and pacas
Dasyproctidae is a family of large South American rodents, comprising the agoutis and acouchis. Their fur is a reddish or dark colour above, with a paler underside. They are herbivorous, often feeding on ripe fruit that falls from trees. They live in burrows, and, like squirrels, will bury some of their food for later use.
Find a translation for the dasyproctidae definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these dasyproctidae definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"dasyproctidae." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 15 Mar. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/dasyproctidae>.