Taxon profile


Dwarf Mongoose
Helogale parvula (Sundevall, 1847)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Herpestidae - civets »  genus Helogale

Scientific synonyms

Helogale undulata rufula

Least Concern


juvenile animal

Helogale parvula - Dwarf Mongoose

Author: Mirek Heran

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Helogale parvula ivori Thomas, 1919
subspecies Helogale parvula mimetra Thomas, 1926
subspecies Helogale parvula nero Thomas, 1928
subspecies Helogale parvula parvula (Sundevall, 1847)
subspecies Helogale parvula ruficeps Kershaw, 1922
subspecies Helogale parvula undulatus (Peters, 1852)

Helogale parvula undulatus - 0000000001 1

subspecies Helogale parvula varia Thomas, 1902

Helogale parvula varia - 0000000001 1

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41609]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Helogale parvula (Sundevall, 1847)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Helogale parvula Sundevall, 1846]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [130:zwergmanguste&Itemid=246]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Helogale parvula (Sundevall, 1846)]

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