King genet

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King genet
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Viverridae
Genus: Genetta
G. poensis
Binomial name
Genetta poensis
Waterhouse, 1838[2]
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King genet range

The king genet (Genetta poensis) is a small carnivoran native to the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. As it has not been recorded since 1946, it is listed as Data Deficient on the IUCN Red List. It probably inhabits only tropical rainforest.[1]


  1. ^ a b Gaubert, P. & Do Linh San, E. (2015). "Genetta poensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T136435A45221269.
  2. ^ Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Genetta poensis". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 556. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.