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Ichneumia Geoffroy 1837 (mongoose)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Herpestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72174

Synonym: Herpestes Cuvier 1829 [replaced name] (taxon 232853)

Parent taxon: Herpestinae according to M. E. Taylor 1972

Sister taxa: Bdeogale, Crossarchus, Cynictis, Dologale, Galerella, Galidiinae, Helogale, Herpestes, Herpestinae, Kichechia, Legetetia, Mungos, Rhynchogale, Suricata, Ugandictis, Xenogale

Subtaxa: Ichneumia albicauda, Ichneumia nims

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore