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SPECIES Viverra zibetha

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 44.
Common Name:Large Indian Civet
Type Locality:"Indiis", subsequently restricted by Thomas (1911a:137) to "Bengal".
Distribution:Burma, Cambodia, China (Anhui, Shaanxi, Zhejiang and Jiangsu), India, Indonesia, Laos, Western Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Status:CITES Appendix III (India); IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:See Walston and Veron (2001) for inclusion of V. tainguensis here. Synonyms allocated according to Pocock (1933a) and Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951).
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SUBSPECIES zibetha

SUBSPECIES ashtoni

SUBSPECIES hainana

SUBSPECIES picta

SUBSPECIES pruinosus

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