Sunda porcupine

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Sunda porcupine
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Sunda porcupine at Ragunan Zoo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Hystricidae
Genus: Hystrix
Subgenus: Acanthion
Species: H. javanica
Binomial name
Hystrix javanica
(F. Cuvier, 1823)

The Sunda porcupine (Hystrix javanica) is a species of rodent in the family Hystricidae. It is endemic to Indonesia.


  1. ^ Lunde, D. & Aplin, K. (2008). "Hystrix javanica". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 January 2009.