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Hystricomorpha, suborder Hystricomorpha(noun)
an order of rodents including: porcupines; guinea pigs; chinchillas; etc.
The term Hystricomorpha has had many definitions throughout its history. In the broadest sense it refers to any rodent with a hystricomorphous zygomasseteric system. This includes the Hystricognathi, Ctenodactylidae, Anomaluridae, and Pedetidae. Molecular and morphological results suggest that the inclusion of the Anomaluridae and Pedetidae in Hystricomorpha may be suspect. Based on Carleton & Musser 2005, these two families are treated here as representing a distinct suborder Anomaluromorpha.
The numerical value of hystricomorpha in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of hystricomorpha in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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