Xenohystrix Greenwood 1955 (porcupine)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Hystricidae

Parent taxon: Hystricidae according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Atherurus, Hystrix, Sivacanthion, Spygurus, Trichys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (4 collections), South Africa (2), Tanzania (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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