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SPECIES Herpestes edwardsi

Author:E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1818.
Citation:Descrip. de L'Egypte, 2: 139.
Common Name:Indian Gray Mongoose
Type Locality:"Indes orientales".
Distribution:Afghanistan, Bahrain, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Nepal, Pakistan, Saudia Arabia, Sri Lanka. Populations believed to be introductions in Malaysia, Ryukyu Isls, Mauritius (Corbet and Hill, 1980; Wells, 1989).
Status:CITES Appendix III (India); IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
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SUBSPECIES edwardsi

SUBSPECIES ferrugineus

SUBSPECIES lanka

SUBSPECIES montanus

SUBSPECIES nyula

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