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Herpestes ichneumon (Egyptian mongoose)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Herpestidae

Taxonomy
Viverra ichneumon was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Mungos ichneumon by Thomas (1911); it was recombined as Herpestes ichneumon by Allen (1919) and Kurten (1968).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Viverra ichneumon Linnaeus p. 43
1911Mungos ichneumon Thomas p. 136
1919Herpestes ichneumon Allen p. 30
1968Herpestes ichneumon Kurten p. 62

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderFeliformiaKretzoi 1945
superfamilyAeluroideaFlower 1869
familyHerpestidae(Bonaparte 1845)
genusHerpestesIllliger 1811
speciesichneumon()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available