Poecilogale albinucha

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Poecilogale albinucha


Taxonavigation: Caniformia

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Ordo: Carnivora
Subordo: Caniformia

Familia: Mustelidae
Subfamilia: Mustelinae
Genus: Poecilogale
Species: Poecilogale albinucha
Subspecies: P. a. albinucha – P. a. bechuanae – P. a. doggetti – P. a. lebombo – P. a. transvaalensis


Poecilogale albinucha (Gray, 1864)

Type locality: "it was without any habitat". Fixed by Coetzee (1977b) as "Cape Colony".


  • Gray, J. E. 1864. Notice of a new species of zorilla. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1864: 69, plate X.
  • Coetzee, C. G. 1977. Order Carnivora. Part 8. Pp. 1-42, in The mammals of Africa: An identification manual (J. Meester and H. W. Setzer, eds.) [issued 22 Aug 1977]. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., not continuously paginated.
  • Serge Larivière, 2001. Poecilogale albinucha, Mammalian Species, American Society of Mammologists, 681: 1-4.


Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Slangmuishond
English: African Striped Weasel
español: Comadreja rayada africana
isiZulu: Nyengelezi
polski: Łasica afrykańska
Türkçe: Afrika şeritli gelinciği
中文: 白頸鼬