Taxon profile


Gambian Mongoose
Mungos gambianus (Ogilby, 1835)

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

Scientific synonyms

Crossarchus gambianus

Least Concern



Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Mungos gambianus Ogilby, 1835]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Mungos gambianus (Ogilby, 1835)]
EN Ewer R. F. (1998): The Carnivores, Cornell University Press, New York, 524 pp.
EN Kingdon J. (1997): The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 478 pp.
EN Nowak, R. M. (1999): Walker's Mammals of the World, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1732 pp.
EN Wilson E., Mittermeier R. A. (editors) (2009): Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Volume 1: Carnivores, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 727 pp.

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