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Genetta Cuvier, 1816
Genetta Cuvier, 1816; : 156, TS: Viverra genetta Linnaeus
Odmaelurus

Genetta abyssinica (Ruppell, 1836)
Ethiopia, N.Somalia. See [About maps] abyssinica (Ruppell, 1836); Neue Wirbelt. Fauna Abyssin. Gehorig. Saugeth. 1: 33, TL: Ethiopia, Gondar

Genetta angolensis Bocage, 1882
N.Angola, NW.Zambia, S.Zaire, S.Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi. See [About maps] Genetta angolensis Bocage, 1882; J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat. Lisboa. (1) 9: 29
mossambica
hintoni

Genetta felina (Thunberg, 1811)
Africa (south of Sahara), S.Arabia. See [About maps] felina (Thunberg, 1811); K. svenska VetenskAkad Nya Handl. 32: 165, TL: Cape of Good Hope

Genetta genetta (Linnaeus, 1758)
France, Iberia, Majorca, Palestine, SW.Arabia, N.Africa (Morocco - Cyrenaica), Africa (south of Sahara, savanna zones). See [About maps] Genet Small-spotted Genet
Viverra genetta Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (edn. 10) 1: 45, TL: Spain, El Pardo, near Madrid

vulgaris
?communis
gallica
hispanica
melas
peninsulae
rhodanica
G. g. pyrenaica Bourdelle & Dezilière, 1951
Genetta genetta pyrenaica Bourdelle & Dezilière, 1951; , TL: Pyrenees, France
G. g. balearica Thomas, 1902
genetta balearica Thomas, 1902; , TL: Majorca, Balearic Is.
G. g. afra Cuvier, 1825
genetta afra Cuvier, 1825; (N. Africa)
barbara
bonaparti
G. g. terraesanctae Neumann, 1902
genetta terraesanctae Neumann, 1902; (Palestine)
G. g. granti Thomas, 1902
genetta granti Thomas, 1902; (SW. Arabia)

Genetta johnstoni Pocock, 1908
Liberia, Ghana. See [About maps] Genetta johnstoni Pocock, 1908; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1907: 1041, TL: Liberia, W of Putu Mts., W of Cavally River
lehmanni

Genetta maculata (Gray, 1830)
Africa (south of Sahara). See [About maps] maculata (Gray, 1830); Spicil. Zool. 2: 9
pardina
amer
poensis
deorum
genettoides
rubiginosa
suahelica
fieldiana
aequatorialis
stuhlmanni
bini

Genetta servalina Pucheran, 1855
Equatorial Africa Genetta servalina Pucheran, 1855; Rev. Mag. Zool. Paris 7 (2): 154, TL: Gabon
cristata
aubryana

Genetta thierryi Matschie, 1902
S.Mauritania - Cameroun. See [About maps] Genetta thierryi Matschie, 1902; Verh. V. Internat. Zool. Congr. 1901: 1142
villiersi Dekeyser, 1949

Genetta tigrina (Schreber, 1777)
Cape - S.Natal, Lesotho. See [About maps] tigrina (Schreber, 1777); Die Säugthiere ..., 3: 425, pl. 115 (1776), TL: Cape of Good Hope

Genetta victoriae Thomas, 1901
E.Zaire. See [About maps] Genetta victoriae Thomas, 1901; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1901: 87, TL: Zaire, Semliki River, 17km W of Beni


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