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SPECIES Hystrix (Acanthion) javanica

Author:F. Cuvier, 1823.
Citation:Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, 9: 431.
Common Name:Sunda Porcupine
Type Locality:Indonesia, Java.
Distribution:Java, Bali, Sumbawa, Flores, Lombok, Madura, Tonahdjampea, and S Sulawesi (Indonesia).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Acanthion. Formerly included in brachyura by Chasen (1940), but see Van Weers (1979).
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Synonyms:

    brevispinosa Wagner, 1844
    ecaudata van der Hoeven and de Vriese, 1836
    javanicum (Cuvier, 1823)
    sumbawae (Schwarz, 1911)
    torquata van der Hoeven and de Vriese, 1836

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