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Genetta  G.[Baron] Cuvier, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 621833

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Osbornictis J. A. Allen, 1919
 
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderFeliformia Kretzoi, 1945 – cat-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyViverridae Gray, 1821  
                                        SubfamilyViverrinae Gray, 1821  
                                           GenusGenetta G.[Baron] Cuvier, 1816  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Genetta abyssinica (Rüppell, 1836) – Abyssinian Genet 
                                              Species Genetta angolensis Bocage, 1882 – Angolan Genet 
                                              Species Genetta bourloni Gaubert, 2003 – Bourlon's Genet 
                                              Species Genetta cristata Hayman In Sanborn, 1940 – Crested Servaline Genet 
                                              Species Genetta genetta (Linnaeus, 1758) – small-spotted genet, Common Genet 
                                              Species Genetta johnstoni Pocock, 1908 – Johnston's Genet 
                                              Species Genetta maculata (Gray, 1830) – panther genet, Rusty-spotted Genet 
                                              Species Genetta pardina I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1832 – Pardine Genet 
                                              Species Genetta piscivora (J. A. Allen, 1919) – Aquatic Genet 
                                              Species Genetta poensis Waterhouse, 1838 – King Genet 
                                              Species Genetta servalina Pucheran, 1855 – Servaline Genet 
                                              Species Genetta thierryi Matschie, 1902 – Haussa Genet 
                                              Species Genetta tigrina (Schreber, 1776) – large-spotted genet, Cape Genet 
                                              Species Genetta victoriae Thomas, 1901 – giant genet, Giant Forest Genet 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Genetta    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Genetta   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Genetta   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: For reviews, see Crawford-Cabral (1966a, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1981a, b), Rosevear (1974), Coetzee (1977), Schlawe (1980a, 1981), Wozencraft (1984, 1989b), Gaubert et al. (2002b, 2003a, b, 2004). Synonyms for the species in this genus follow Gaubert (2003) and Gaubert et al. (2002a, 2003a, b). Gaubert et al. (2002b) suggested that subgenera within the genus should be abandoned  
 

 

   

 
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