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Taxon: Family Herpestidae Bonaparte, 1845 - mongooses (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia - (Order) Carnivora

Current position

Viverroidea (Infraorder) "Gray, 1821" Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).

Alternative positions

Aeluroidea (Infraorder) Flower, 1869 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2015: 445.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 1993: 299.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 59.

Subsequent positions

Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945

Original entries

Galidiinae (Subfamily) Gray, 1865
Herpestinae (Subfamily) Bonaparte, 1845

Historical positions

Viverroidea (Infraorder) "Gray, 1821" Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).
Aeluroidea (Infraorder) Flower, 1869 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2015: 445.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 59.
Aeluroidea (Infraorder) Flower, 1869 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 402.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 2005: 562.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 238.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 1993: 299; 6.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 110.

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 14g;33s;155ss; †1g
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 30 Nov 2014 [14g;33s;155ss; †1g]
2011 D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder: 59 15g;34s
2005 W.C. Wozencraft: 571 [14g;33s;157ss]
1997 M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell [15g; †1g]
1993 W.C. Wozencraft 18g;37s
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [18g];~39s
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