• subfamily
  • Baboons are African and Arabian Old World monkeys belonging to the genus Papio, part of the subfamily Cercopithecinae. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Chrysochloridae Subfamily: Amblysominae Genus: Amblysomus Hottentot golden mole Amblysomus hottentotus LC Marley's golden mole Amblysomus marleyi EN Highveld golden mole Amblysomus septentrionalis NT The hyraxes are any of four species of fairly small, thickset, herbivorous mammals in the order Hyracoidea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Erinaceidae (hedgehogs) Subfamily: Erinaceinae Genus: Atelerix Four-toed hedgehog Atelerix albiventris LR/lc The "shrew-forms" are insectivorous mammals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Suborder: Feliformia Family: Felidae (cats) Subfamily: Felinae Genus: Felis Wildcat Felis lybica LC Genus: Acinonyx Species: Acinonyx jubatus VU Tanzanian cheetah A. j. raineyi Genus: Leptailurus Serval Leptailurus serval LC Genus: Profelis African golden cat Profelis aurata VU Subfamily: Pantherinae Genus: Panthera Species: Panthera pardus NT African leopard P. p. pardus Family: Viverridae (civets, mongooses, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Suborder: Hystricognathi Family: Hystricidae (Old World porcupines) Genus: Hystrix Indian porcupine Hystrix indica LR/lc Suborder: Sciurognathi Family: Gliridae (dormice) Subfamily: Leithiinae Genus: Eliomys Asian garden dormouse Eliomys melanurus LC Family: Dipodidae (jerboas) Subfamily: Allactaginae Genus: Allactaga Euphrates jerboa Allactaga euphratica LR/nt Subfamily: Dipodinae Genus: Jaculus Lesser Egyptian jerboa Jaculus jaculus LC Greater Egyptian jerboa Jaculus orientalis LC Family: Muridae (mice, rats, voles, gerbils, hamsters, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Erinaceidae (hedgehogs) Subfamily: Erinaceinae Genus: Hemiechinus Desert hedgehog Hemiechinus aethiopicus LR/lc The bats' most distinguishing feature is that their forelimbs are developed as wings, making them the only mammals in the world naturally capable of flight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Suborder: Feliformia Family: Felidae (cats)Subfamily: Felinae Genus: Acinonyx Asiatic cheetah Acinonyx jubatus venaticus CR - Extinct in the Arabian Peninsula. (wikipedia.org)
  • Genus: Caracal Caracal Caracal caracal LC Genus: Felis Arabian sand cat Felis margarita harrisoni NT Arabian wildcat Felis silvestris gordoni LC Subfamily: Pantherinae Genus: Panthera Lion Panthera leo EN - Extinct in the Arabian Peninsula Leopard Panthera pardus nimr CR Family: Viverridae (civets, mongooses, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Tenrecidae (tenrecs) Subfamily: Potamogalinae Genus: Potamogale Giant otter shrew Potamogale velox LC Family: Chrysochloridae Subfamily: Chrysochlorinae Genus: Chrysochloris Stuhlmann's golden mole Chrysochloris stuhlmanni LC Often called sengis, the elephant shrews or jumping shrews are native to southern Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Suborder: Feliformia Family: Felidae (cats) Subfamily: Felinae Genus: Acinonyx South African cheetah Acinonyx jubatus jubatus VU Genus: Caracal Caracal Caracal caracal LC Genus: Felis Black-footed cat Felis nigripes VU Wildcat Felis silvestris LC Genus: Leptailurus Serval Leptailurus serval LC Subfamily: Pantherinae Genus: Panthera Southwest African lion Panthera leo bleyenberghi VU Transvaal lion Panthera leo krugeri VU African leopard Panthera pardus pardus NT Family: Viverridae (civets, mongooses, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Suborder: Hystricognathi Family: Hystricidae (Old World porcupines) Genus: Hystrix Crested porcupine Hystrix cristata LC Suborder: Sciurognathi Family: Sciuridae (squirrels) Subfamily: Xerinae Tribe: Xerini Genus: Xerus Striped ground squirrel Xerus erythropus LC Family: Dipodidae (jerboas) Subfamily: Dipodinae Genus: Jaculus Lesser Egyptian jerboa Jaculus jaculus LC Family: Nesomyidae Subfamily: Cricetomyinae Genus: Cricetomys Gambian pouched rat Cricetomys gambianus LC Family: Muridae (mice, rats, voles, gerbils, hamsters, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Soricidae (shrews) Subfamily: Crocidurinae Genus: Crocidura Cinderella shrew Crocidura cinderella LC Savanna shrew Crocidura fulvastra LC Bicolored musk shrew Crocidura fuscomurina LC Mauritanian shrew Crocidura lusitania LC Savanna dwarf shrew Crocidura nanilla LC Saharan shrew Crocidura tarfayensis DD Savanna path shrew Crocidura viaria LC The bats' most distinguishing feature is that their forelimbs are developed as wings, making them the only mammals in the world naturally capable of flight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Suborder: Feliformia Family: Felidae (cats) Subfamily: Felinae Genus: Acinonyx Northwest African cheetah Acinonyx jubatus hecki CR Genus: Caracal Caracal Caracal caracal LC Genus: Felis Saharan sand cat Felis margarita margarita NT African wildcat Felis silvestris lybica LC Subfamily: Pantherinae Genus: Panthera West African lion Panthera leo senegalensis CR African leopard Panthera pardus pardus NT Family: Viverridae (civets, mongooses, etc. (wikipedia.org)

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  • monkeys
  • To find one that can be placed in a new genus, and that sheds new light on the evolutionary history of the monkeys of Africa and Eurasia as a whole is truly remarkable," said John Oates, a professor of Anthropology at Hunter College in New York. (blogspot.ca)
  • Two subfamilies are recognized, the Cercopithecinae, which are mainly African, but include the diverse genus of macaques, which are Asian and North African, and the Colobinae, which includes most of the Asian genera, but also the African colobus monkeys. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term mangabey can refer to three different genera of Old World monkeys in the Papionini tribe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Trichechidae Genus: Trichechus African manatee Trichechus senegalensis VU The order Primates contains humans and their closest relatives: lemurs, lorisoids, tarsiers, monkeys, and apes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Elephantidae (elephants) Genus: Loxodonta African bush elephant Loxodonta africana VU The order Primates contains humans and their closest relatives: lemurs, lorisoids, tarsiers, monkeys, and apes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Dugongidae Genus: Dugong Dugong Dugong dugon VU The order Primates contains humans and their closest relatives: lemurs, lorisoids, monkeys, and apes. (wikipedia.org)
  • hares
  • Family: Leporidae (rabbits, hares) Genus: Lepus African savanna hare Lepus microtis LR/lc The order Erinaceomorpha contains a single family, Erinaceidae, which comprise the hedgehogs and gymnures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Leporidae (rabbits, hares) Genus: Lepus Cape hare Lepus capensis LR/lc The "shrew-forms" are insectivorous mammals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Leporidae (rabbits, hares) Genus: Poelagus Bunyoro rabbit Poelagus marjorita LR/lc Genus: Lepus Cape hare Lepus capensis LR/lc African savanna hare Lepus microtis LR/lc The order Erinaceomorpha contains a single family, Erinaceidae, which comprise the hedgehogs and gymnures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Leporidae (rabbits, hares) Genus: Pronolagus Smith's red rock hare Pronolagus rupestris LR/lc Genus: Lepus Cape hare Lepus capensis LR/lc African savanna hare Lepus microtis LR/lc The order Erinaceomorpha contains a single family, Erinaceidae, which comprise the hedgehogs and gymnures. (wikipedia.org)
  • monkey
  • The last new genus of African monkey to be named was Allen's swamp monkey, discovered in 1907 but not recognized as a new genus until 1923. (blogspot.ca)
  • The kipunji is the first new monkey genus to be discovered since Allen's swamp monkey in 1923. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family
  • Papio baboons are large members of the family Cercopithicidae, with weights ranging between 10 and 31 kg. (animaldiversity.org)
  • Family: Elephantidae (elephants) Genus: Loxodonta African bush elephant Loxodonta africana VU - Regionally Extinct Sirenia is an order of fully aquatic, herbivorous mammals that inhabit rivers, estuaries, coastal marine waters, swamps, and marine wetlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • Genus: Equus Grant's zebra Equus quagga boehmi NT Family: Rhinocerotidae Genus: Diceros Eastern black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis michaeli CR The even-toed ungulates are ungulates whose weight is borne about equally by the third and fourth toes, rather than mostly or entirely by the third as in perissodactyls. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Procaviidae (hylaxes) Genus: Procavia Cape hyrax Procavia capensis LC Sirenia is an order of fully aquatic, herbivorous mammals that inhabit rivers, estuaries, coastal marine waters, swamps, and marine wetlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family: Manidae Genus: Manis Giant pangolin Manis gigantea LR/lc Ground pangolin Manis temminckii LR/nt Tree pangolin Manis tricuspis LR/lc The order Cetacea includes whales, dolphins and porpoises. (wikipedia.org)
  • morphological
  • However, current knowledge of the morphological, genetic, and behavioral diversity within Papio is too poor to make any final, comprehensive judgment on this matter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natal
  • Although the natal pelage of P. papio has not been reported, it can be assumed that infants display some differences from adults. (animaldiversity.org)