Abyssinian Genet


Abyssinian Genet

Taxobox
name = Abyssinian Genet
status = DD | status_system = IUCN2.3
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
subphylum = Vertebrata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Carnivora
familia = Viverridae
subfamilia = Viverrinae
genus = "Genetta"
species = "G. abyssinica"
binomial = "Genetta abyssinica"
binomial_authority = Rüppell, 1836

The Abyssinian Genet is a carnivorous mammal, related to civets and linsangs. It is one of eleven species of genet, which are found through Africa, Europe and parts of the Middle East.

The Abyssinian Genet can be found in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan, and Djibouti, and inhabits moorland, grasslands and sub-desert areas.

References

* [http://lis.snv.jussieu.fr/cgi-bin/viewxper.cgi?base=genet_en;taxon=4 Abyssinian Genet]
* [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/details.php/8994/all IUCN]


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