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SPECIES Herpestes smithii

Author:Gray, 1837.
Citation:Mag. Nat. Hist. [Charlesworth's], 1: 578.
Common Name:Ruddy Mongoose
Type Locality:Not given. Thomas (1923) suggested that it was from the "Bombay Region" but this was questioned by Pocock (1937).
Distribution:India, Sri Lanka.
Status:CITES Appendix III (India); IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
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SUBSPECIES smithii

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