Accepted name: Hystricidae
Common name: Porcupines
Georgian name: მაჩვზღარბები
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org
Recently discovered presence of one species, Indian Porcupone in the extreme southeast Georgia. However, the species should be assumed native for the country where it is found at the edge of the range.
Distribution: Extreme southeast of the country, riv. Iori valley. The range goes eastwards through Azerbaijan and Iran.
Editor/Contact Person: Giorgi Chaladze
View Hystricidae in Fauna Europaea
Citation: Giorgi Chaladze, 2010-10-08. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Hystricidae]. .Hystricidae. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 17 March 2018