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Broad-striped vontsira
(Broad-striped malagasy mongoose)**
Galidictis fasciata**
(GMELIN, 1788)


Photo by: W. Dreier
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:02
Subspecies:01. Galidictis fasciata fasciata - C & SE Madagascar
02. G.f. striata - CE Madagascar

Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
 
Range:Madagascar
Habitat:Forests
Head-Torso-Length:30 - 34 cm
Tail length:25 - 29 cm
Weight:520 - 745 g
Food:Rodents and small lemurs
IUCN status:VU (Vulnerable)
 


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