Javan ferret-badger

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Javan ferret-badger
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Genus: Melogale
Species: M. orientalis
Binomial name
Melogale orientalis
Blanford, 1888
Javan ferret-badger range
Synonyms

Melogale personata ssp. orientalis Blanford, 1888

The Javan ferret-badger (Melogale orientalis) is a species of mammal in the Mustelidae family. It is endemic to Java and Bali in Indonesia. It sometimes includes one or several of the other members of the genus Melogale as subspecies.

Source[edit]

  1. ^ Duckworth, J.W. & Brickle, N.W. (2008). Melogale orientalis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 21 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient