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Taxon: Family Viverridae Gray, 1821 (mammal)
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Kingdom [Animalia] Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
   Subkingdom Metazoa Haeckel, 1874 see Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758
     Division Eumetazoa Butschli, 1910 see Subkingdom Eumetazoa Butschli, 1910
       Subdivision Bilateralia
         Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
             Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
               Subclass Eutheria Gill, 1872 see Infraclass Eutheria Gill, 1872
                 Order Carnivora Bowdich, 1821 - carnivores
                   Suborder Fissipedia (Blumenbach, 1791) see Order Carnivora Bowdich, 1821
                     Superfamily Herpestoidea
                       Family Viverridae Gray, 1821 - civets, genets, linsangs, mongooses, and fossas
                         1 Subfamily †Stenoplesictinae Schlosser, 1923
                         2 Subfamily Viverrinae Gray, 1821 - civets, genets, linsangs
                         3 Subfamily Paradoxurinae Gray, 1865 - palm civets
                         4 Subfamily Cryptoproctinae Gray, 1865 - fossa see Subfamily Euplerinae Chenu, 1850
                         5 Subfamily Galidiinae Gray, 1865 - Malagasy mongooses
                         6 Subfamily Hemigalinae Gray, 1865 - palm and otter civets
                         7 Subfamily Herpestinae Bonaparte, 1845 - mongooses
                         8 Subfamily †Ictitheriinae Trouessart, 1897

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