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Genetta genetta (common genet)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Viverridae

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

It was recombined as Genetta genetta by Thomas (1911), Kurten (1968) and Larivière and Calzada (2001).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Viverra genetta Linnaeus p. 44
1827Genetta vulgaris Lesson p. 173
1882Genetta vulgaris Mivart p. 152
1911Genetta genetta Thomas p. 137
1968Genetta genetta Kurten p. 62
2001Genetta genetta Larivière and Calzada p. 1

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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
familyViverridae
genusGenettaCuvier 1816
speciesgenetta()

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