Meller's mongoose

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Meller's mongoose
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Herpestidae
Subfamily: Herpestinae
Genus: Rhynchogale
Species: R. melleri
Binomial name
Rhynchogale melleri
Gray, 1865
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Meller's mongoose range
(green - extant, pink - probably extant)

Meller's mongoose (Rhynchogale melleri) is a species of mongoose. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is the only member of the genus Rhynchogale.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stuart, C., Stuart, T. & Hoffmann, M. (2008). Rhynchogale melleri. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 22 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
  2. ^ Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M., eds. (2005). "Rhynchogale". Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.