Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the suborder Feliformia — the civets etc..

Etymologies

Viverra +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • * Though note that recent phylogenetic studies have agreed that the traditional Viverridae is not monophyletic.

    That’s no mystery carnivore (part I)

  • Exhaustive sample set among Viverridae reveals the sister-group of felids: the linsangs as a case of extreme morphological convergence within Feliformia.

    That’s no mystery carnivore (part I)

  • Phylogenetic systematics and tempo of evolution of the Viverrinae (Mammalia, Carnivora, Viverridae) within feliformians: implications for faunal exchange between Asia and Africa.

    That’s no mystery carnivore (part I)

  • Family Species Cercopithecidae Semnopithecus vetulus Viverridae Paradoxurus zeylonensis Muridae Mus fernandoni Muridae Vandeleuria nolthenii An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Sri Lanka dry-zone dry evergreen forests

  • The two tribes of the civets (Viverridae) and the weasels

    Mutual Aid; a factor of evolution

  • The differences between the _Felidae_ and the _Viverridae_, setting aside minor details, are in the teeth, and the possession by the latter of a caudal pouch.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • _Viverridae_ are somewhat erratic in colouring, as in the Indian squirrels, and it is doubtful whether several recorded species are not so nearly allied as to be in fact properly but one and the same.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • Family Species Rhinolophidae Hipposideros breviceps* Cercopithecidae Presbytis potenziani* Cercopithecidae Nasalis concolor* Cercopithecidae Macaca pagensis* Hylobatidae Hylobates klossi* Viverridae Paradoxurus lignicolor* Sciuridae Callosciurus melanogaster* Sciuridae Lariscus obscurus* Muridae Iomys sipora* Sciuridae Hylopetes sipora* Muridae Petinomys lugens* Muridae Rattus lugens* Muridae Rattus adustus* Muridae Rattus enganus* Muridae Chiropodomys karlkoopmani* Muridae Leopoldamys siporanus* Muridae Maxomys pagensis* Muridae Rattus hoogerwerfi An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Mentawai Islands rain forests

  • Family Species Soricidae Suncus dayi Cercopithecidae Semnopithecus johnii Viverridae Viverra civettina Viverridae Paradoxurus jerdoni Muridae Petinomys fuscocapillus Muridae Rattus ranjiniae* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Malabar Coast moist forests

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