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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Herpestidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Cynictidae
Family recognized by Paleobiology Database
Herpestidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Afghanistan Species List, NMNH Mammals, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, Kissling et al, 2014, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Angola Species List, Antigua and Barbuda Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Benin Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cameroon Species List, China Species List, Croatia Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Eritrea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Fiji Species List, Gabon Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Grenada Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Hong Kong Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Israel Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Laos Species List, Lebanon Species List, Lesotho Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Martinique 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, Palestine Species List, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Saint Lucia Species List, Senegal Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Somalia Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Turkey Species List, Uganda Species List, Vietnam Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, United States Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, and Lovegrove 2014
Herpestidae Bonaparte 1845

Alternative Names

Cynictidae
? dialeucos Hollister, 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gambianus Ogilby, 1835
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? loandae Thomas, 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? rubrifons Allen, 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? urva Hodgson, 1836
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Beleogale Peters 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cynictidae
Harvest ancestor according to GBIF classification
Cynictidae
Synonym according to Dynamic Hierarchy Synonyms
Herpestinae
Obsolete variant according to Paleobiology Database
Herpestinae
Synonym according to NCBI
Herpestinae Bonaparte 1845
Invalid according to {resource_name} (other, see comments)
Urva Hodgson 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Unidentified Herpestidae
Mongooses
Recognized by CITES
mongoose
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Q28224

Mangusten preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Q3906614

Мангуст-влак preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azb

هرپستیده preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ckb

ڕزق preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hif

Naura preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nan

Bông-ko preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pnb

مونگوز preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Afrikaans

Muishond preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Albanian

Mongozi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Amharic

ፋሮ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

سموريات preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

մանգուստներ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Assamese

নেউল preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Avaric

Мангуст preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Mangosta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

vангуставыя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bosnian

Mungos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Мангусти preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Burmese

မြွေပါ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Mangosta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Mungosi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

promykovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Manguster preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

mangoesten preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Mungotedoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Mangustit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

Mangoustes preferred
Recognized by CITES

Galician

Mangosta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Mangusten preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Μαγκούστα preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Haitian; Haitian Creole

Mangous preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

נמייתיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

नेवला preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Mongúzfélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Mangar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ido

Mangusto preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Indonesian

Cerpelai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Mongús preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

マングース科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Javanese

garangan preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kannada

ಮುಂಗುಸಿ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kazakh

Мангуст тұқымдасы preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lao

ວົງຈອນພອນ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

Mangustu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Mangustiniai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

Мунгоси preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malay

Cerpelai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

കീരി preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Marathi

मुंगूस preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Dlǫ́ʼii yił Aheedaałtʼéhígíí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nepali

न्याउरी preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Mungofamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
mungofamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

خدنگ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Mangustowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Punjabi

ਨਿਓਲਾ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

мангустовые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sardinian

Mangusta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Scottish Gaelic

Mongùs preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

Мунгоси preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Mungosi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shona

Jerenyenje preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sindhi

نور preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sinhalese

මුගටියෝ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Mangostas preferred
Recognized by CITES

Sundanese

Lasun preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swahili

Nguchiro preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Manguster preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tamil

கீரி preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Telugu

ముంగిస preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

วงศ์พังพอน preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Kuyruksürengiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

мангустові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Unspecified

nǣderbita preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Urdu

نیولا preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Western Frisian

Mangoesten preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Herpestidae

GBIF classification

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