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Brown palm civet

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Brown palm civet
Illustration by Joseph Smit (1885)
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Viverridae
Genus: Paradoxurus
P. jerdoni
Binomial name
Paradoxurus jerdoni
Blanford, 1885
Brown palm civet range

The brown palm civet (Paradoxurus jerdoni),[2] is a type of palm civet. It is also called the Jerdon's palm civet. It only lives in the Western Ghats of India.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Mudappa, D.; Choudhury, A. & Punjabi, G.A. (2016). "Paradoxurus jerdoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T16104A45201757. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  2. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Paradoxurus jerdoni". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 551. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.