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SPECIES Hystrix (Thecurus) sumatrae

Author:Lyon, 1907.
Citation:Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 32: 583.
Common Name:Sumatran Porcupine
Type Locality:Indonesia, E coast of Sumatra, Aru Bay.
Distribution:Sumatra.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Thecurus. Treated as a subspecies of crassispinis by Chasen (1940), but see Van Weers (1978).
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