viverrid


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viverrid

a member of the family Viverridae. Includes civets, genets, mongoose.
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1997): The status of 'Plesictis' croizeti, 'Plesictis' gracilis and 'Lutra' minor: synonyms of the Early Miocene viverrid Herpestides antiquus (Mammalia, Carnivora).
For example, the viverrid boky-boky (Mungotictis decemlineata), one of only eight carnivores on the island, eats a great variety of small vertebrates, including reptiles, as well as snails, and insect larvae and adults in the wet season.
Project submitted for funding to IUCN/SSC Mustelid, Viverrid and Procyonid Specialist Group.