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  • Eizirik, E., W.J. Murphy, K.P. Koepfli, W.E. Johnson, J.W. Dragoo, and S.J. O'Brien. 2010. Pattern and timing of the diversification of the mammalian order Carnivora inferred from multiple nuclear gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56: 49-63.
  • Gilchrist, J.S., A.P. Jennings, G. Veron, and P. Cavallini (Coordinator). 2009. Family Herpestidae (Mongooses). Pp. 262-328 in: Wilson, D.E. & Mittermeier, R.A., eds. Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Volume 1. Carnivores. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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  • Simberloff D, T. Dayan, C. Jones, and G. Ogura. 2000. Character displacement and release in the small Indian mongoose, Herpestes javanicus. Ecology 81: 2086-2099.
  • Veron, G., M. Colyn, A.E. Dunham, P. Taylor, and P. Gaubert. 2004. Molecular systematics and origin of sociality in mongooses (Herpestidae, Carnivora). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 30: 582-598.
  • Veron, G., M.-L. Patou, D. Simberloff, P.A. McLenachan, and C.G. Morley. 2010. The Indian brown mongoose, yet another invader in Fiji. Biological Invasions 12: 1947-1951.
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1993. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing. xviii + 1207
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2. 2142


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