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Hystrix paukensis
Temporal range: Late Miocene – Early Pliocene
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Hystricidae
Genus: Hystrix
Species: H. paukensis
Binomial name
Hystrix paukensis
Nishioka et al., 2011

Hystrix paukensis is an extinct species of old world porcupine which existed during the late Miocene - early Pliocene in what is now Myanmar. It was described by Yuichiro Nishioka, Zin-Maung-Maung-Thein, Naoko Egi, Takehisa Tsubamoto, Takeshi Nishimura, Tsuyoshi Ito, Thaung-Htike and Masanaru Takai in 2011. The species epithet refers to Pauk Township, the type locality of the species.

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