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Synonyms for Herpestes

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A worldwide review of effects of the small Indian mongoose, Herpestes javanicus (Carnivora: Herpestidae).
The fact is, however, that an ichneumon (now properly called Herpestes ichneumon) is just one kind of mongoose, the Egyptian mongoose, and while it is found throughout much of Africa, it is entirely absent from India.
39) Furthermore, mongooses, specifically females of the genus Herpestes edwardsi, though not burrowing creatures, like to "play mole" (this is known in the literature as the "Maulwurfsspiel"), that is, to slip underneath tablecloths, sheets, or blankets and run around back and forth, reversing direction as soon as their head reaches an edge.
The animals observed in studies on South African beaches include different species of mongoose, such as Herpestes [= Galerella] pulverulenta), the yellow mongoose (Cynictis penicillata), and the marsh mongoose (Atilax paludinosus), and occasionally chacma baboons (Papio ursinus).
In the eastern (allopatric) part of its native range, males of the small Indian mongoose are much larger in both traits than in the western (sympatric) regions, approaching the size of the smaller of its absent two congeners, Herpestes edwardsii.
The small Indian mongoose, Herpestes javanicus (Herpestidae), has a native range from Pakistan and northern India to southern China and the Malay Peninsula, as well as Hainan and Java; in the west it extends to Iran and Iraq (Corbet and Hill 1992).
Para este indice, no existieron diferencias significativas entre las especies mas pequenas del ensamble, el meloncillo y la gineta (Herpestes ichneumon y Genetta genetta), aunque el tamano del trigonido en relacion a las dimensiones del craneo fue mayor para Herpestes.
Entre Herpestes y Genetta no existieron diferencias significativas entre las areas de trituracion tanto de los molares superiores como de los inferiores (Tabla 2).
Otro ejemplo bien documentado lo constituye la introduccion de la mangosta Herpestes auropunctatus en la Isla de Jamaica.
of the Indian mongoose, Herpestes auropunctatus) than to criticize modern surgery for deaths through lack of antiseptic methods used in the past, but many have learned from such errors.
Herpestes javanicus, commonly called as small Indian mongoose and Herpestes edwardsii, the large Indian mongoose (Roberts, 1997).
During the annual reproductive cycle of the large Indian mongoose Herpestes auropunctatus introduced to the Fijian island of Viti Levu testis weight has been reported to follow a seasonal cycle with a low from February to July and a peak from September to December, however, spermatogenesis continues throughout the year.
Seven of these genera, containing species of large body size, were eliminated from further consideration (Panthera, Helogale, Herpestes, Aonyx, Genetta, Phacochoerus, Manis).