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SPECIES Ictonyx libyca

Author:Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1833.
Citation:Symb. Phys. Mamm., vol. 1(pt. 2, sig. K): verso.
Common Name:Saharan Striped Polecat
Type Locality:"Libyae" [Libya].
Distribution:Burkina Faso, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Tunisia, Western Sahara.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Thomas and Hinton (1920), and Baryshnikov and Abramov (1997, 1998) placed it in Poecilictis. Synonyms allocated according to G. M. Allen (1939) and Ellerman et al. (1953).
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SUBSPECIES libyca

SUBSPECIES multivittata

SUBSPECIES oralis

SUBSPECIES rothschildi

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