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Related to Viverridae: Herpestidae, Viverrids
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Noun1.Viverridae - genetsViverridae - genets; civets; mongooses    
mammal family - a family of mammals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
viverrine, viverrine mammal - small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
civet, civet cat - cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
genus Viverra, Viverra - type genus of the family Viverridae
genus Viverricula, Viverricula - a genus of Viverridae
Cryptoprocta, genus Cryptoprocta - large primitive cat-like carnivores inhabiting forests of Madagascar
genus Fossa, Fossa - monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets
genus Hemigalus, Hemigalus - banded palm civets
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References in periodicals archive ?
The Asian Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) also called a toddy cat, is a small member of the family Viverridae native to South and Southeast Asia.
Oriolidea Oriolus chinensis diffusus Sharpe Sciuridae Petaurista petaurista Viverridae Prionodon pardicolor Hodgson Viverra zibetha L.
2004: First molecular evidence for reassessing phylogenetic affinities between genets (Genetta) and the enigmatic genet-like taxa Osbornictis, Poiana and Prionodon (Carnivora, Viverridae).
Bone diseases and fractures in East African Viverridae. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 49, 1035-1042.
Duckworth, J.W.; Gabriella Fredriksson, Matt Heydon, Raymond Alfred, et al., 2016, Predicted distribution of small-toothed palm civet Arctogalidia trivirgata (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo.
However, the average obtained was intermediate between values reported for the Viverridae Genetta genetta (Genet; 27.28%, Andrews, 1990) and the felids P concolor (22.11%, Montalvo et al., 2007) and L.
Family VIVERRIDAE Paradoxurus NE LC hermaphrodites (Common Palm Civet) Viverra tangalunga NE LC (Malayan Civet) IV.
" Civets belong to the Viverridae family and are arboreal creatures ( tree climbers) who often find shelter in air conditioner ducts, attics, false ceilings," said Kartick Satyanarayan of Wildlife SOS.
According to Weber, the coffee in Icons is carefully selected from the Asian Civet cat, a special Viverridae specie, which only eats the fruit pulp of the best and ripest coffee berries.
berdmorei 6 4 (66.6) Viverridae, Herpestes javanicus 1 1 (100.0) Sciuridae, Menetes berdmorei 2 2 (100.0) Tupaiidae, Tupaia glis 1 1 (100.0) Total 55 45 (81.8) No.
Actually the genet is a feliform in the Viverridae family and is related to cats, but it is more closely related to the mongoose, whereas the civet is the largest member of the Viverridae family and is the only member of its genus.
These are not true cats, but rather belong to the family Viverridae. This animal has, in fact, been in the news more than once of late.