Herpestidae

Known as: Herpestinae, Mongoose, Mongooses 
The family of agile, keen-sighted mongooses of Asia and Africa that feed on RODENTS and SNAKES.
National Institutes of Health

Topic mentions per year

Topic mentions per year

1939-2018
051019392017

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
2013
2013
A primary challenge to managing emerging infectious disease is identifying pathways that allow pathogen transmission at the human… (More)
  • figure 1
  • table 3
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
2010
2010
Evidence has accumulated in recent years indicating that traditions are not a unique feature of human societies but may be common… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
Is this relevant?
2009
2009
BACKGROUND Often described as an extremely rare zoonosis, cowpox virus (CPXV) infections are on the increase in Germany. CPXV is… (More)
  • table 1
  • table 2
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
Is this relevant?
2009
2009
Until now, phylogenetic studies of the mongooses (Carnivora, Herpestidae) have not included an exhaustive sampling of the Asian… (More)
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We show that the diverse ecoregions of Madagascar share one distinctive climatic feature: unpredictable intra- or interannual… (More)
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
2006
2006
A genotype 2 lyssavirus, Lagos bat virus (LBV), was isolated from a terrestrial wildlife species (water mongoose) in August 2004… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
This study analyzed 76 species of Carnivora using a concatenated sequence of 6243 bp from six genes (nuclear TR-i-I, TBG, and… (More)
Is this relevant?
2005
2005
Species interactions, as revealed by historical introductions of predators and competitors, affect population densities and… (More)
  • figure 1
  • table 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
Is this relevant?
2004
2004
The Herpestidae are small terrestrial carnivores comprising 18 African and Asian genera, currently split into two subfamilies… (More)
  • table 1
  • table 2
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
Is this relevant?
2004
2004
We evaluated eight synthetic predator odors and mongoose (Herpestes auropunctatus) feces for eliciting avoidance responses and/or… (More)
Is this relevant?