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Panther Genet
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Viverridae
Genus: Genetta
Species: G. maculata
Binomial name
Genetta maculata
(Gray, 1830)

The Rusty-spotted Genet (Genetta maculata), also known as the Panther Genet, is a mammal from the Carnivora order that is related to linsangs and civets. It is widespread throughout a large part of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa.


  1. ^ Gaubert, P., Dunham, A. & Hoffmann, M. (2008). Genetta maculata. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern

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