Eupleres major

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Eupleres major
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Eupleridae
Subfamily: Euplerinae
Genus: Eupleres
Species: E. major
Binomial name
Eupleres major
Lavauden, 1929


Eupleres major, the western falanouc, is a rare mongoose-like mammal endemic to Madagascar and classified in the carnivoran family Eupleridae.

Recognized only in 2010, it is in the genus Eupleres.[2]

It is found in humid rainforest and marshes in northwest Madagascar and also in the dry deciduous forest in the west.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hawkins, F. (2016). "Eupleres major". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T39547A45204313. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T39547A45204313.en. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Goodman, S. M.; Helgen, K. M. (2010-02-25). "Species limits and distribution of the Malagasy carnivoran genus Eupleres (Family Eupleridae)". Mammalia. 74 (2): 177–185. doi:10.1515/mamm.2010.018. 

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