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banded palm civet (Hemigalus derbyanus)
Subject: banded palm civet (Hemigalus derbyanus)
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banded palm civet (Hemigalus derbyanus)


Hardwicke's Hemigale / Hemigale hardwickii = Hemigalus derbyanus
"Characters.—General colour of fur whitish-yellow, marked on the back with about seven uninterrupted reddish-brown trans- verse stripes, extending well down on to the flanks ; there are also three stripes on the head, and two down the neck, togethei with some irregular markings on the shoulders, the under parts and feet being uniformly coloured, and the tail ringed at the base, but elsewhere black. Length of head and body, about 15 1/2 inches; of tail, 16 1/4 inches,
Distribution.—Malay Penisula, Sumatra, and Borneo. Although nothing definite has been recorded, it is probable that the habits of this animal are generally similar to those of the Palm-Civets."
Date 1896
Source Lloyd's Natural History: "A hand-book to the Carnivora. Part 1, Cats, civets, and mungoose" http://www.archive.org/details/handbooktocarniv00lydekke by Richard Lydekker
Author Wyman & Sons Limited
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lydekker_-_Hardwicke%27s_Hemigale.JPG

The banded palm civet (Hemigalus derbyanus), also called the banded civet, is a civet found in the Sundaic region and occurs in peninsular Myanmar, peninsular Malaysia, peninsular Thailand and in Indonesia on the islands of Sipura, Sumatra and Borneo.

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