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SPECIES Manis (Phataginus) tricuspis

Author:Rafinesque, 1821.
Citation:Ann. Sci. Phys. Brux., 7: 215.
Common Name:Tree Pangolin
Type Locality:West Africa, "Guinee."
Distribution:Equatorial Africa from Senegal to W Kenya, south to NW Zambia and SW Angola; NE Mozambique; Bioko (Equatorial Guinea).
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Phataginus. Meester (1972a:2) recognized two subspecies. Includes tridentata described from "coastal Mozambique"; see Ansell (1982:35).
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SUBSPECIES tricuspis

SUBSPECIES mabirae

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