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SPECIES Bdeogale nigripes

Author:Pucheran, 1855.
Citation:Rev. Mag. Zool Paris, 7(2): 111.
Common Name:Black-footed Mongoose
Type Locality:"Gubon" [Gabon].
Distribution:Nigeria to N Angola.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Rosevear (1974) placed nigripes in Galeriscus. Kingdon (1977) considered jacksoni conspecific with nigripes; however, Rosevear (1974) and Coetzee (1977b) noted skull and skin differences.
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