Herpestes


Herpestes

:Herpestis, "a plant genus, is sometimes misspelled "Herpestes"." Taxobox
name = "Herpestes"


regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Carnivora
familia = Herpestidae
genus = "Herpestes"
genus_authority =
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision =Several, see text

"Herpestes" ("Creeping Thief") is the type genus genus of the mongoose family, Herpestidae .

It contains the following speciesVerify source|date=November 2007:
* Short-tailed Mongoose, "Herpestes brachyurus"
* Indian Gray Mongoose, "Herpestes edwardsii"
* Indian Brown Mongoose, "Herpestes fuscus"
* Egyptian Mongoose, "Herpestes ichneumon"
* Small Asian Mongoose, "Herpestes javanicus"
** Small Indian Mongoose, "Herpestes javanicus auropunctatus"
** Bengal Mongoose, "Herpestes javanicus palustris"
* Long-nosed Mongoose, "Herpestes naso"
* Collared Mongoose, "Herpestes semitorquatus"
* Ruddy Mongoose, "Herpestes smithii"
* Stripe-necked Mongoose, "Herpestes vitticollis"
* Crab-eating Mongoose, "Herpestes urva"


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