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Wednesday 21 March 2018

Species Sheet

Spotted Linsang or Tiger-Civet, Nepal Linsang

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Classification - Taxonomy

CLASS Mammals
 ORDER  Carnivora
  FAMILY   Viverridae
   SUBFAMILY    Prionodontinae
    SUBGENUS     Pardictis
       LATIN NAME      Prionodon pardicolor
AUTHOR  Hodgson, 1842
SYNONYMS  Prionodon pardicolor presina - Prionodon pardochrous - Viverra perdicator - 

Location- Threatened

DISTRIBUTION  Myanmar, South China, (western Szechuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Tibet, Hunan, Jiangxi, Guangdong, and Guangxi), may be Bhutan, Nepal, India, (Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal), Laos, Thailand, Viet Nam. Describ in Eastern Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak in Borneo) and Indonesia
STATUS  CITES - Appendix I, U.S. ESA - Endangered - IUCN 2009 : Least Concern


 Describ subspecies = 2 ; Valid in taxonomy = 0 ou 2?
 Possible listed subspecies =
Prionodon pardicolor pardicolor ?
Prionodon pardicolor presina ?
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