Species Accounts

Family Ailuridae

Ailurus fulgens (Red Panda)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

 Family Eupleridae

Cryptoprocta ferox (Fossa)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Cryptoprocta spelea (Giant Fossa)
Status: Extinct

Eupleres goudotii (Falanouc)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Fossa fossana (Malagasy Civet)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Galidia elegans (Malagasy Ring-tailed Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Galidictis fasciata (Broad-striped Mongoose)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Galidictis grandidieri (Giant-striped Mongoose)
Status: Endangered
Pop. trend: decreasing

Mungotictis decemlineata (Malagasy Narrow-striped Mongoose)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: unknown

Salanoia concolor (Brown-tailed Mongoose)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: unknown

 Family Herpestidae

Atilax paludinosus (Marsh Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Bdeogale crassicauda (Bushy-tailed Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Bdeogale jacksoni (Jackson’s Mongoose)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Bdeogale nigripes (Black-footed Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Bdeogale omnivora (Sokoke Bushy-tailed Mongoose)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Crossarchus alexandri (Alexander’s Cusimanse)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Crossarchus ansorgei (Ansorge’s Cusimanse)
Status: Data Deficient
Pop. trend: unknown

Crossarchus obscurus (Common Cusimanse)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Crossarchus platycephalus (Cameroon Cusimanse)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Cynictis penicillata (Yellow Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Dologale dybowskii (Pousargues’ Mongoose)
Status: Data Deficient
Pop. trend: unknown

Helogale hirtula (Somali Dwarf Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Helogale parvula (Common Dwarf Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Herpestes brachyurus (Short-tailed Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Herpestes edwardsii (Indian Grey Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Herpestes flavescens (Kaokoveld Slender Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Herpestes fuscus (Indian Brown Mongoose)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Herpestes ichneumon (Egyptian Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Herpestes javanicus (Small Asian Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Herpestes naso (Long-nosed Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Herpestes ochraceus (Somali Slender Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Herpestes pulverulentus (Cape Grey Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Herpestes sanguineus (Slender Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Herpestes semitorquatus (Collared Mongoose)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Herpestes smithii (Ruddy Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Herpestes urva (Crab-eating Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Herpestes vitticollis (Stripe-necked Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Ichneumia albicauda (White-tailed Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Liberiictis kuhni (Liberian Mongoose)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Mungos gambianus (Gambian Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Mungos mungo (Banded Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Paracynictis selousi (Selous’ Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Rhynchogale melleri (Meller’s Mongoose)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Suricata suricatta (Meerkat)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

 Family Mephitidae

Conepatus chinga (Molina’s Hog-nosed Skunk)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Conepatus humboldtii (Humboldt’s Hog-nosed Skunk)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Conepatus leuconotus (American Hog-nosed Skunk)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Conepatus semistriatus (Striped Hog-nosed Skunk)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Mephitis macroura (Hooded Skunk)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: increasing

Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Mydaus javanensis (Sunda Stink-badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Mydaus marchei (Palawan Stink-badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Spilogale angustifrons (Southern Spotted Skunk)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Spilogale gracilis (Western Spotted Skunk)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Spilogale putorius (Eastern Spotted Skunk)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Spilogale pygmaea (Pygmy Spotted Skunk)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

 Family Mustelidae

Arctonyx collaris (Hog Badger)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Eira barbara (Tayra)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Galictis cuja (Lesser Grison)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Galictis vittata (Greater Grison)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Gulo gulo (Wolverine)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Ictonyx libyca (Libyan Striped Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Ictonyx striatus (Zorilla)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Lyncodon patagonicus (Patagonian Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Martes americana (American Marten)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Martes flavigula (Yellow-throated Marten)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Martes foina (Stone Marten)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Martes gwatkinsii (Nilgiri Marten)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Martes martes (European Pine Marten)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Martes melampus (Japanese Marten)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Martes pennanti (Fisher)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Martes zibellina (Sable)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Meles anakuma (Japanese Badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Meles leucurus (Asian Badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Meles meles (Eurasian Badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Mellivora capensis (Honey Badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Melogale everetti (Bornean Ferret Badger)
Status: Endangered
Pop. trend: Decreasing

Melogale moschata (Small-toothed Ferret-badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Melogale orientalis (Javan Ferret Badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Melogale personata (Large-toothed Ferret Badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Mustela africana (Amazon Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Mustela altaica (Altai Weasel)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Mustela erminea (Ermine)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Mustela eversmanii (Steppe Polecat)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Mustela felipei (Colombian Weasel)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Mustela frenata (Long-tailed Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Mustela itatsi (Japanese Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Mustela kathiah (Yellow-bellied Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Mustela lutreola (European Mink)
Status: Critically Endangered
Pop. trend: decreasing

Mustela lutreolina (Indonesian Mountain Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Mustela nigripes (Black-footed Ferret)
Status: Endangered
Pop. trend: increasing

Mustela nivalis (Least Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Mustela nudipes (Malay Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Mustela putorius (European Polecat)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Mustela sibirica (Siberian Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Mustela strigidorsa (Stripe-backed Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Mustela subpalmata (Egyptian Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Neovison macrodon (Sea Mink)
Status: Extinct

Neovison vison (American Mink)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Poecilogale albinucha (African Striped Weasel)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Taxidea taxus (American Badger)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Vormela peregusna (European Marbled Polecat)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

 Family Nandiniidae

Nandinia binotata (African Palm Civet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

 Family Prionodontidae

Prionodon linsang (Banded Linsang)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Prionodon pardicolor (Spotted Linsang)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

 Family Procyonidae

Bassaricyon alleni (Allen’s Olingo)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Bassaricyon beddardi (Beddard’s Olingo)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Bassaricyon gabbii (Olingo)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Bassaricyon lasius (Harris’s Olingo)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Bassaricyon pauli (Chiriqui Olingo)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Bassariscus astutus (Ringtail)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Bassariscus sumichrasti (Cacomistle)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Nasua narica (White-nosed Coati)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Nasua nasua (South American Coati)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Nasuella meridensis
Status: Endangered
Pop. trend: decreasing

Nasuella olivacea (Mountain Coati)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Potos flavus (Kinkajou)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Procyon cancrivorus (Crab-eating Raccoon)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Procyon lotor (Northern Raccoon)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: increasing

Procyon pygmaeus (Pygmy Raccoon)
Status: Critically Endangered
Pop. trend: decreasing

 Family Viverridae

Arctictis binturong (Binturong)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Arctogalidia trivirgata (Small-toothed Palm Civet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Chrotogale owstoni (Owston’s Civet)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Civettictis civetta (African Civet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Cynogale bennettii (Sunda Otter Civet)
Status: Endangered
Pop. trend: unknown

Diplogale hosei (Hose’s Civet)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Genetta abyssinica (Ethiopian Genet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Genetta angolensis (Miombo Genet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Genetta bourloni (Bourlon’s Genet)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Genetta cristata (Crested Genet)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Genetta genetta (Common Genet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Genetta johnstoni (Johnston’s Genet)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Genetta maculata (Central African Large-spotted Genet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Genetta pardina (West African Large-spotted Genet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Genetta piscivora (Aquatic Genet)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Genetta poensis (King Genet)
Status: Data Deficient
Pop. trend: unknown

Genetta servalina (Servaline Genet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Genetta thierryi (Hausa Genet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Genetta tigrina (South African Large-spotted Genet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Genetta victoriae (Giant Genet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Hemigalus derbyanus (Banded Civet)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Macrogalidia musschenbroekii (Sulawesi Palm Civet)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Paguma larvata (Masked Palm Civet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: decreasing

Paradoxurus hermaphroditus (Common Palm Civet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Paradoxurus jerdoni (Brown Palm Civet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Paradoxurus zeylonensis (Golden Palm Civet)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Poiana leightoni (Leighton’s Linsang)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Poiana richardsonii (African Linsang)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: unknown

Viverra civettina (Malabar Civet)
Status: Critically Endangered
Pop. trend: unknown

Viverra megaspila (Large-spotted Civet)
Status: Vulnerable
Pop. trend: decreasing

Viverra tangalunga (Malay Civet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable

Viverra zibetha (Large Indian Civet)
Status: Near Threatened
Pop. trend: decreasing

Viverricula indica (Small Indian Civet)
Status: Least Concern
Pop. trend: stable