Taxon profile


Indian Gray Mongoose
Herpestes edwardsi (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1818)

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

Scientific synonyms

Herpestes edwardsii (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1818)

Other names

= Common Grey Mongoose
= Edward's Mongoose

Least Concern



Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Herpestes edwardsi edwardsi (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1818)

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subspecies Herpestes edwardsi ferrugineus Blanford, 1874

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subspecies Herpestes edwardsi lanka (Wroughton, 1915)

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subspecies Herpestes edwardsi montanus Bechthold, 1936
subspecies Herpestes edwardsi nyula (Hodgson, 1836)

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41611]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Herpestes edwardsii (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1818)]
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 Herpestes edwardsi E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1818]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [131:indischer-mungo&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 Herpestes edwardsii (E. Geoffroy, 1818)]

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