The Carnivora of Madagascar

  • R. Albignac
Part of the Monographiae Biologicae book series (MOBI, volume 21)


The carnivora of Madagascar are divided into 8 genera, 3 subfamilies and just one family, that of the Viverridae. All are peculiar to Madagascar except for the genus Viverricula, which is represented by a single species, Viverricula rasse (Horsfield), which is also found throughout southern Asia and was probably introduced to the island with man.


East Coast Young Animal External Character Black Ring Small Rodent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Albignac
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  1. 1.O.R.S.T.O.M.TananariveMadagascar

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