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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Viverridae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Viverridae
Recognized by 000_Carnivore Names Test, iNaturalist, NMNH Mammals, AnAge, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, EOL authors, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, VERA, Kissling et al, 2014, IUCN, Algeria Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Benin Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Chad Species List, China Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Ethiopia Species List, France Species List, Gabon Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Guinea Species List, India Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Kenya Species List, Laos Species List, Lesotho Species List, Liberia Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mauritania Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, Pakistan Species List, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Senegal Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tunisia Species List, Uganda Species List, Vietnam Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Environments EOL, Indonesia Species List, United States Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, and South Atlantic Species List
Viverridae Gray 1821
Viverridae Gray 1821

Alternative Names

? gallica Kerr, 1792
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gracilis Filhol, 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hardwickii Gray, 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hosei Thomas, 1892
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? larvatus Smith, 1827
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? musschenbroecki Schlegel, 1879
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? niasensis Lyon, 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? taenionotus Smith, 1835
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tigrina Schreber, 1776
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? viverroides Schlosser, 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Amblyodon Agassiz 1846
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Euboictis Fejfar & Schmidt-Kittler 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Galecynus Owen 1847
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Genetta G. Cuvier 1816
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ictis Schinz 1827
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kanuites Dehghani & Werdelin 2008
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Legetetia Schmidt-Kittler 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Martes Wagler 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mioparadoxurus Morales & Pickford 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudictis Schlosser 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudocivetta Petter 1967
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sahelictis Peigné, de Bonis, Mackaye, Likius, Vignaud & Brunet 2008
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tugenictis Morales & Pickford 2005
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vishnuictis Pilgrim 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

civets, genets, linsangs, and relatives preferred
Recognized by Animal Diversity Web
"Civets, Genets, and Oyans"
Recognized by rodolfocastr and admin
"civets, genets, linsangs, and relatives"
Recognized by assadi and admin
viverrids preferred
Binturong, Civets, Linsangs, Otter-Civet, Palm Civets
Recognized by CITES
civet
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Arabic

زباديات preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Viveralar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

віверавыя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
вівэравыя

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

snikekattfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

виверови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Vivèrrid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Cibetke preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

cibetkovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Desmerdyr preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Civetkatachtigen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Viveredoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Sivettieläimet preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

Binturon, Civettes preferred
Recognized by CITES

Galician

Vivérridos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ვივერისებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Schleichkatzen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

גחניים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

वाइवेरिडाए preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Cibetmacskafélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ido

Civeto preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ジャコウネコ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Kazakh

Şubalañ quýrıqtılar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
шұбалаң құйрықтылар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
شۇبالاڭ قۇيرىقتىلار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kongo

Nzobo preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lao

ວົງເຫງັນ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Viveriniai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

цибетки preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malay

Musang preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

വിവെരിഡെ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Marathi

ऊदाद्य preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Dlǫ́ʼiitsoh Danilínígíí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian

Snikekattfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

گربه زباد preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

wiwerowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Portuguese

Viverrídeos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

виверровые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

Cibetke preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Cibetke preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Binturongs, Civetas, Jinetas, Mangostas, Civetas De Las Palmeras preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swahili

Fungo preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Viverrider preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

วงศ์ชะมดและอีเห็น preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Misk kedisigiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uighur; Uyghur

ئىپار مۈشۈك ئائىلىسى preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

віверові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Unspecified

Slikkaater preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Cầy preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Azb

ویوئرالار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Pnb

مشکی بلی preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Viverridae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Carnivora
24 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.