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SPECIES Cynogale bennettii

Author:Gray, 1836.
Actual Date:1837
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1836: 88.
Common Name:Otter Civet
Type Locality:"Sumatra" [Indonesia].
Distribution:Brunei, Indonesia (Kalimantan, Sumatra), Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Endangered; Cynogale populations from Vietnam (C. b. lowei) considered by IUCN to have high conservation priority status for viverrids (Schreiber et al., 1989).
Comments:Revised by Pocock (1933d). Includes C. lowei, which is known only from the type, a poorly preserved juvenile skin from N Vietnam (Ellerman and Morrison-Scott, 1951). Schreiber et al. (1989) and Corbet and Hill (1992) recognized lowei as a separate species, however primary systematic studies are lacking. Synonyms allocated according to Pocock (1933d).
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SUBSPECIES bennettii

SUBSPECIES lowei

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