Carnivora Bowdich, 1821
– cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores
Feliformia Kretzoi, 1945
– cat-like carnivores
Herpestidae Bonaparte, 1845
– civets, mongooses
Herpestes Illiger, 1811
Herpestes fuscus Waterhouse, 1838
– Indian Brown Mongoose
Herpestes fuscus flavidens Kelaart, 1850
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
Johns Hopkins University Press
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