Taxon profile


African Civet
Civettictis civetta (Schreber, 1776)

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

Scientific synonyms

Osbornictis civetta
Viverra civetta

IUCN category:Least Concern



Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera pardus pardus (Linnaeus, 1758) - African Leopard

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Civettictis civetta australis Lundholm, 1955
subspecies Civettictis civetta civetta (Schreber, 1776)
subspecies Civettictis civetta congica Cabrera, 1929
subspecies Civettictis civetta pauli Kock, Künzel & Rayaleh, 2000
subspecies Civettictis civetta schwarzi Cabrera, 1929
subspecies Civettictis civetta volkmanni Lundholm, 1955

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [41695]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Civettictis civetta (Schreber, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Civettictis civetta Schreber, 1776]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Civettictis civetta (Schreber, 1776)]

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