Flat-headed Kusimanse

Flat-headed Kusimanse
Flat-headed Kusimanse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Herpestidae
Genus: Crossarchus
Species: C. platycephalus
Binomial name
Crossarchus platycephalus
Goldman, 1984
Flat-headed Kusimanse range

The Flat-headed Kusimanse (Crossarchus platycephalus) is a dwarf mongoose endemic to Benin, Cameroon, and Nigeria. This species was once regarded as a subspecies of the Common Kusimanse (Crossarchus obscurus).


  1. ^ Goldman, C. & Hoffmann, M. (2008). Crossarchus platycephalus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern

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