Spotted linsang (Prionodon pardicolor)

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Spotted linsang
IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • The spotted linsang is a slender, cat-like, arboreal carnivore.
  • Despite its large range across much of southeast Asia, very little is known about the spotted linsang
  • The spotted linsang preys on insects and small vertebrates such as birds, rodents, frogs, and snakes.
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Spotted linsang description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyPrionodontidae
GenusPrionodon (1)

Information on the spotted linsang (Prionodon pardicolor) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Spotted linsang status

The Spotted linsang is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and is listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (July, 2012)
    http://www.cites.org
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