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SPECIES Mungos mungo

Author:Gmelin, 1788.
Citation:In Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., 13th ed., 1: 84.
Common Name:Banded Mongoose
Type Locality:"Bengala, Persia, aliisque asiae", restricted by Ogilby (1835:101) to "Gambia". However, Thomas (1882) believed it to be in the eastern part of South Africa, [former] Cape Prov., as did Roberts (1929).
Distribution:Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Dem. Rep. Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
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SUBSPECIES mungo

SUBSPECIES adailensis

SUBSPECIES bororensis

SUBSPECIES caurinus

SUBSPECIES colonus

SUBSPECIES grisonax

SUBSPECIES mandjarum

SUBSPECIES marcrurus

SUBSPECIES ngamiensis

SUBSPECIES pallidipes

SUBSPECIES rossi

SUBSPECIES senescens

SUBSPECIES somalicus

SUBSPECIES talboti

SUBSPECIES zebra

SUBSPECIES zebroides

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