Definition of Procavia capensis
1. Noun. Hyrax that lives in rocky areas.
Generic synonyms: Coney, Cony, Das, Dassie, Hyrax
Group relationships: Genus Procavia, Procavia
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Literary usage of Procavia capensis
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1. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"CAPE HYRAX (Procavia capensis). particularly in the southern portion of the continent. Although these animals closely resemble the rhinoceroses in the ..."
2. Nemtode Parasites of Mammals of the Orders Rodentia, Lagomorpha, and Hydracoidea by Maurice Crowther Hall (1916)
"Procavia capensis (Hyrax capensis}. Location.—Large intestine. Localities.—Syria and Arabia. This species has been left in the genus ..."
3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1916)
"E Procavia capensis (Hyrax capensis). Linognathus caviae-capensis (Pallas) (South Africa). Procavia syriaca (Hyrax syriacus). ..."
4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1898)
"Thomas limits the western range of Procavia capensis to the neighbourhood of Cape Town, but a species is found not only right through Namaqualand, but also, ..."
5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Several species inhabit Abyssinia and East Africa, down to Mozambique; and Cape Colony and Natal are the home of a kind (Procavia capensis) having very fine ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"DASSY, or DASSIE, the name given in South Africa to the rock-rabbit (Procavia capensis), the Dutch name for which is klip- das. The name dassy is merely a ..."