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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Hystricomorpha
Infraordo: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Phiomorpha

Familia: Hystricidae
Genus: Hystrix
Species: H. africaeaustralis - H. brachyura - H. crassispinis - H. cristata - H. indica - H. javanica - H. pumila - H. sumatrae
Name

Hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
Gender: feminine
Type species: Hystrix cristata
Fixation: Linnean tautonymy
Homonym: Hystrix, Chromista Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1822

References

Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiæ: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii. i–ii, 1–824 pp DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.542: 56.
Hystrix in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.

Vernacular names
čeština: Dikobraz
Deutsch: Eigentliche Stachelschweine
polski: Jeżozwierz
ไทย: เม่นใหญ่

Hystrix is a genus of porcupines containing most of the Old World porcupines. Fossils belonging to the genus date back to the late Miocene of Africa.[1]

Hystrix was given name by the 18th century Swedish botanist, Carl Linnaeus.
Species

Fossil species

†Hystrix arayanensis - Late Miocene
†Hystrix depereti - Pliocene
†Hystrix paukensis - Late Miocene-Pliocene
†Hystrix primigenia - Late Miocene-Pliocene
†Hystrix refossa - Pleistocene
†Hystrix suevica - Late Miocene

References

Barthelmess, E.L. (2006). "Hystix africaeaustralis". Mammalian Species (788): 1–7. doi:10.1644/788.1.

Nowak, Ronald M. 1999. Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th edition. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1936 pp. ISBN 0-8018-5789-9
Woods, C. A.; Kilpatrick, C. W. (2005), "Hystricognathi", in Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.), Mammal Species of the World: a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 1538–1600, ISBN 0-8018-8221-4

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