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Poecilictis libyca  (Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1833)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1086059

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Saharan Striped Polecat [English]
    Libyan Striped Weasel [English]
  Valid Name: Ictonyx libycus libycus (Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1833)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - subsequent name/combination   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946, 2nd edition   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: Alden Press   
  Publication Place: Oxford, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0565004484   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Poecilictis libyca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kingdon, Jonathan, and Michael Hoffmann, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammals of Africa, vol. 5: Carnivores, Pangolins, Equids and Rhinoceroses   
  Page(s): 560   
  Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-4081-22556   
  Reference for: Poecilictis libyca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Koepfli, Klaus-Peter, Budsabong Kanchanasaka, Hiroshi Sasaki, Hélène Jacques, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Establishing the foundation for an applied molecular taxonomy of otters in Southeast Asia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Conservation Genetics, vol. 9   
  Page(s): 1589-1604   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1572-9737   
  Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10592-007-9498-5   
  Reference for: Poecilictis libyca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sato, Jun J., Mieczyslaw Wolsan, Francisco J. Prevosti, Guillermo D'Elía, Colleen Begg, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: Evolutionary and biogeographic history of weasel-like carnivorans (Musteloidea)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 63, no. 3   
  Page(s): 745-757   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2012.02.025   
  Reference for: Poecilictis libyca   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Sato et al. (2012) recommended Ictonyx libycus be assigned to Poecilictis because of its outgroup position to Ictonyx striatus and Poecilogale albinucha, but Koepfli et al. (2008) treated the three species in Ictonyx. The status of this species is contentious (per. comm., Sato, 28 March 2017), and so pending future studies ITIS continues to follow the classification of Wozencraft (2005) in Mammal Species of the World ver. 3  



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