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SPECIES Helogale hirtula

Author:Thomas, 1904.
Citation:Ann. and Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 14: 97.
Common Name:Ethiopian Dwarf Mongoose
Type Locality:"Gabridehari, 60 mi [96 km] West of Gerlogobi", restricted by Moreau et al. (1946:410) to "south-east Ethiopia (Ogaden) at about 70'N, 4520'E". Further restricted by Yalden et al. (1980) to "Gabridehari (= Gabredarre, Kebridar) 645'N, 4417'E".
Distribution:S Ethiopia, N and C Kenya; S and C Somalia.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Synonyms allocated according to G. M. Allen (1939).
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SUBSPECIES hirtula

SUBSPECIES ahlselli

SUBSPECIES annulata

SUBSPECIES lutescens

SUBSPECIES powelli

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