|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
Mammalia - Rodentia - Hystricidae
If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|S. Sen 2001||Size similar to that of Hystrix cristata. Low crowned upper molars with four roots; M1 longer than M2; D4, P4 and upper molars with four major labial synclines; Syncline II and sinus strongly connected; presence of a labial posterior cusp in syncline III.|