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Crossarchus alexandri

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Carnivora
Subordo: Feliformia
Familia: Herpestidae
Subfamilia: Herpestinae
Genus: Crossarchus
Species: C. alexandri


Crossarchus alexandri Thomas & Wroughton, 1907

Vernacular name
English: Alexander's Kusimanse


* Crossarchus alexandri on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

Alexander's Kusimanse (Crossarchus alexandri) is a species of small mongoose which is found in the countries of Central African Republic, Uganda, the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Little is known about the species, but it is known to share range with the Angolan Kusimanse (Crossarchus ansorgei). It grows to 12-18 inches long, and 1-3 pounds in weight.

1. ^ Van Rompaey, H. & Hoffmann, M. (2008). Crossarchus alexandri. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern

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