Pardine genet

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Pardine Genet[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Viverridae
Genus: Genetta
Species: G. pardina
Binomial name
Genetta pardina
I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1832
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Pardine genet range
Synonyms
  • amer Gray, 1843
  • dubia Matschie, 1902
  • genettoides Temminck, 1853
  • pantherina Hamilton-Smith, 1842

The pardine genet (Genetta pardina), is a mammal from the Carnivora order that is related to linsangs and civets. It is found in a wide range of habitats[2] in Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Sierra Leone.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M., eds. (2005). "Genetta pardina". Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Gaubert, P. & Dunham, A. (2008). Genetta pardina. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 8 June 2010. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern