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SPECIES Bdeogale jacksoni

Author:Thomas, 1894.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 13: 522.
Common Name:Jackson's Mongoose
Type Locality:"Mianzini, Masailand, 8000 feet [2438 m]" (pg. 523). Restricted by Moreau et al. (1945:410) to "Mianzini. . . a few miles E.S.E. of Naivasha and on the southern end of the Kinangop Plateau. . . 9000 ft [2743 m]" [Kenya].
Distribution:C Kenya, SE Uganda.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Rosevear (1974) placed jacksoni in Galeriscus. Kingdon (1977) considered jacksoni conspecific with nigripes; however, Rosevear (1974) and Coetzee (1977b) noted skull and skin differences.
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