Crossarchus Cuvier 1825 (dwarf mongoose)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Herpestidae

Parent taxon: Herpestinae according to St. G. Mivart 1882

See also Carroll 1988, Gray 1825 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Bdeogale, Cynictis, Dologale, Galerella, Galidiinae, Helogale, Herpestes, Herpestinae, Ichneumia, Kichechia, Legetetia, Mungos, Rhynchogale, Suricata, Ugandictis, Xenogale

Subtaxa: Crossarchus obscurus Crossarchus zebra

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore


• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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