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Masked palm civet
(Himalayan palm civet)
(No Subspecific status)
Paguma larvata
(C. E. H. SMITH, 1827)

Photo by: A. Kantorovich
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:16 (?)
Subspecies:01. Paguma larvata larvata - China (and Taiwan & Hainan Is), Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam
02. P.l. annectens - Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand
03. P.l. grayi - Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan
04. P.l. leucocephala - Borneo
05. P.l. leucomystax - Sumatra
06. P.l. tytlerii - Andaman Is

Introduced to Japan
Information Source for Taxonomy:Wilson, Don E./Reeder DeeAnn (2005): Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference, Edition 1
Range:China, Taiwan, Hainan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Pakistan, Nepal, India, Bhutan, Borneo, Sumatra, Andaman, Japan
Habitat:Primary evergreen and deciduous forest, and in disturbed habitats
Head-Torso-Length:51 - 87 cm
Tail length:51 - 64 cm
Weight:3 - 5 kg
Food:Omnivorous: fruit, small vertebrates and insects
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)

Current Holdings • Former Holdings
Europe (EU)
  Germany (1 Holding(s)):
  • Maßweiler (Tierart) 
    Holding(s): 1
      Indonesia (1 Holding(s)):
  • Sukawati (Bali Zoo) 
      Japan (5 Holding(s)):
  • Hiroshima (Asa Zoo) 
  • Kochi (Wanpark Kochi Animal Land) 
  • Osaka (Tennoji Zoo) 
  • Tokyo (Musashino Inokashira Park Zoo) 
  • Toyohashi (Zoo) 
    Holding(s): 6