Taxon profile


Malagasy Civet
Fossa fossana (P.L.S. Müller, 1776)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Eupleridae »  genus Fossa

Scientific synonyms

Fossa fossa

Other names

= Fanaloka
= Spotted Fanaloka

Vulnerable VU


Fossa fossana - Malagasy Civet

Author: Jo Kuyken

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [8668]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Fossa fossana (P.L.S. Müller, 1776)]
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 Fossa fossana Müller, 1776]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [7210:fanaloka-fossa-fossana&Itemid=241]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon [as Fossa fossana]
Data retrieved on: 7 January 2021
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Fossa fossana (Müller, 1776)]

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