Cavies and relatives

Family Caviidae
This family regroups all the true cavies and their relatives.

 

Family Hydrochaeridae
This monotypic family has been created for the Capybara.

Family Dasyproctidae
This family regroups all agoutis and related species.

 

Family Cuniculidae
This family regroups all pacas.

 

Family Octodontidae
This family regroups the degus and all its related species.

Family Myocastoridae
This monotypic family has been created for the Coypu.

 

Family Capromyidae
This family regroups all Hutias.

Family Chinchillidae
This family regroups all Chinchillas and Viscacha species.

 

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