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Banded mongoose, Mungos mungo
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Herpestidae
Genus: Mungos
E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire & F. Cuvier, 1795
Mungos area

Mungos is a genus in the mongoose family (Herpestidae).

It contains the following species and subspecies:[1]

  • Gambian mongoose, Mungos gambianus
  • Banded mongoose, Mungos mungo
    • Mungos mungo mungo
    • Mungos mungo adailensis
    • Mungos mungo bororensis
    • Mungos mungo caurinus
    • Mungos mungo colonus
    • Mungos mungo grisonax
    • Mungos mungo mandjarum
    • Mungos mungo marcrurus
    • Mungos mungo ngamiensis
    • Mungos mungo pallidipes
    • Mungos mungo rossi
    • Mungos mungo senescens
    • Mungos mungo somalicus
    • Mungos mungo talboti
    • Mungos mungo zebra
    • Mungos mungo zebroides


  1. ^ Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. (2005). "Mungos". Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 

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