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Common short-tailed porcupine
(Southeast Asian porcupine)
(no subspecific status)**
Hystrix brachyura
(Syn.: Acanthion brachyurus)**
LINNAEUS, 1758


Photo by: T. Sagorski
  
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:03
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A.; HMW Vol. 6 (2016)
 
Head-Torso-Length:45,5 - 93,0 cm
Tail length:6 - 17 cm
Weight:8 - 27 kg
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)
 


Current Holdings
Germany
other EAZA countries