Rusty-spotted Genet

Rusty-spotted Genet

name = Panther Genet
status = LR/lc
status_system = iucn2.3
status_ref = IUCN2006 | assessors = Mustelid Specialist Group | year = 1996 | title = Genetta maculata | id = 41699 | downloaded = 2007-01-19]
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Carnivora
familia = Viverridae
genus = "Genetta"
species = "G. maculata"
binomial = "Genetta maculata"
binomial_authority = (Gray, 1830)

The Rusty-spotted Genet ("Genetta maculata"), also known as the Panther Genet, is a carnivorous mammal, related to linsangs and civets. It is reportedly widespread throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

It is primarily a frugivore. Fact|date=February 2007


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