Haussa genet

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Haussa genet
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Viverridae
Subfamily: Viverrinae
Genus: Genetta
Species: G. thierryi
Binomial name
Genetta thierryi
Matschie, 1902
Haussa genet range

The Haussa genet (Genetta thierryi), also known as Thierry's genet, is a carnivoran mammal, related to linsangs and civets. It lives in the savannah zone of Africa from Senegal to area south of Lake Chad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gaubert, P. & Dunham, A. (2008). Genetta thierryi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 24 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.