Banded linsang and spotted linsang
Order : Carnivora
Family : Viverridae
Subfamily : Viverrinae
Genus : Prionodon
Animals in the genus Prionodon
Facts about the genus Prionodon, the banded linsang and spotted linsang
Description The spotted linsang is the smallest of all the civets, weighing less than a kilogram.
banded linsang is 40 cm long, and the tail is about 34 cm.
Conservation: Of the 31 species of mongoose, the spotted linsang is the only species in danger of extinction.
Known for its soft, velvety coat, the Banded Linsang is gray to brownish-gray in color, with spots on its back that merge together in five irregular bands.
Nandinia is included in the Viverrinae, Prionodon is sister-group of Poiana, the genus Genetta is paraphyletic (G.
The banded linsang is one of the most beautiful members of the civet family.
The biggest are the large Indian civet and the Binturong and the Spotted Linsang is the smallest.
The spotted linsang is a nocturnal creature.
The spotted linsang is the smallest living member of the civet family.
The spotted linsang occurs in Malaysia and the Indonesian archipelago, while the banded linsang is found in tropical uplands in northern India and Myanmar (Burma), southern China, and Nepal.
Physical Description The body of the banded linsang is 40 cm long, and the tail is about 34 cm. (Full text)
from the link: The spotted linsang is the smallest of all the civets. (Full text)