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SPECIES Genetta cristata

Author:Hayman In Sanborn, 1940.
Citation:Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond., 24: 686.
Common Name:Crested Servaline Genet
Type Locality:"Okoiyong, Mamfe Division, Cameroons"; [Nigeria, 545N, 825E].
Distribution:Cameroon-Nigeria border region.
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Considered conspecific with servalina by Hayman in the original description, and followed by Coetzee (1977b) and Wozencraft (1993). However, see Rosevear (1974), Crawford-Cabral (1981a), Powell and Van Rompaey (1998), and Van Rompaey and Colyn (1998) who considered it distinct. Synonyms allocated according to Gaubert et al. (2003a, b).
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    bini Rosevear, 1974

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