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Title: Eupleres  
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Language: English
Subject: Falanouc, Euplerinae, Euplerids, Endemic fauna of Madagascar, List of mammal genera
Collection: Carnivorans of Africa, Endemic Fauna of Madagascar, Euplerids
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Eupleridae
Subfamily: Euplerinae
Genus: Eupleres
Doyère, 1835
Eupleres range

Eupleres is a genus of two species of mongoose-like euplerid mammal native to Madagascar. They are primarily terrestrial and consume mainly invertebrates.


Conservation status

The IUCN Red List lists E. goudotii as near-threatened,[2] while E. major has not yet been evaluated.


  1. ^ Goodman, S. M.; Helgen, K. M. (2010-02-25). (Family Eupleridae)"Eupleres"Species limits and distribution of the Malagasy carnivoran genus . Mammalia 74 (2): 177–185.  
  2. ^ Hawkins, A.F.A. (2008). Eupleres goudotii. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 21 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of near threatened
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