Taxon profile


Malayan Civet
Viverra tangalunga Gray, 1832

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

Other names

= Malay Civet
= Oriental Civet

IUCN category:Least Concern


juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Viverra tangalunga lankavensis Robinson & Kloss, 1920
subspecies Viverra tangalunga tangalunga Gray, 1832

Viverra tangalunga tangalunga

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 Viverra tangalunga Gray, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Viverra tangalunga Gray, 1832]
Payne J., Francis C. M. (1985): A Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo, The Sabah Society, Kuala Lumpur, 332 pp.
Francis C. M. (2008): A Field Guide to the Mammals of South East Asia, New Holland Publishers, London, 392 pp.
EN Wilson E., Mittermeier R. A. (editors) (2009): Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Volume 1: Carnivores, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 727 pp.
EN Ewer R. F. (1998): The Carnivores, Cornell University Press, New York, 524 pp.
EN Nowak, R. M. (1999): Walker's Mammals of the World, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1732 pp.

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.



? disputed occurrence of species in area described by check-list