Common dwarf mongoose Helogale parvula, copyright Bernard Dupont.

Belongs within: Herpestidae.

Helogale, the dwarf mongooses, is a genus of small, diurnal, social mongooses with a grizzled brown pelage found in eastern and southern Africa.

    |--H. brunnula S78
    |--H. dybowskii S78
    |--H. hirtula S78
    |--H. ivori S78
    |--H. macmillani S78
    |--H. mimetra S78
    |--H. parvula S78
    |--H. percivali S78
    |--H. undulata S78
    |--H. varia S78
    |--H. vetula S78
    `--H. victorina S78

*Type species of generic name indicated


[S78] Savage, R. J. G. 1978. Carnivora. In: Maglio, V. J., & H. B. S. Cooke (eds) Evolution of African Mammals pp. 249–267. Harvard University Press: Cambridge (Massachusetts).

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