Angolan genet

species of mammal

The Angolan genet or miombo genet (Genetta angolensis) is a type of genet. It only lives in Southern Africa.[1] It is very common in Southern Africa. It is a Least Concern species.[2]

Angolan genet
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Viverridae
Genus: Genetta
G. angolensis
Binomial name
Genetta angolensis
Bocage, 1882
Angolan genet range
  • hintoni Schwarz, 1929
  • mossambica Matschie, 1902


  1. Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. JHU Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.
  2. Philippe Gaubert (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle; Group), Emmanuel Do Linh San (IUCN SSC Small Carnivore Specialist; Fischer, Claude; Hausser, Yves (2015-02-28). "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Genetta angolensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2020-08-27.