The Geographical Distribution of Animals/Chapter 11.2

TABLE II.

LIST OF GENERA OF TERRESTRIAL MAMMALIA AND BIRDS INHABITING THE ETHIOPIAN REGION.

Explanation.

Names in italics show genera peculiar to the region.

Names inclosed thus (......) show genera which just enter the region, but are not considered properly to belong to it.

Genera which undoubtedly belong to the region are numbered consecutively.


MAMMALIA.
Order, Family, and
Genus.
No. of
Species.
Range within the Region. Range beyond the Region.
PRIMATES.
Simiidæ.
1. Troglodytes 2 W. Africa to Western Nile Sources
Semnopithecidæ.
2. Colobus 11 Abyssinia to West Africa
Cynopithecidæ.
3. Myiopithecus 1 West Africa
4. Cercopithecus 24 Tropical Africa
5. Cercocebus 5 West Africa
6. Theropithecus 2 North-east Africa, Arabia Palestine
7. Cynocephalus 10 Nubia to Cape, W. Africa, Arabia
(Sub-Order)
LEMUROIDEA.
Lemuridæ.
8. Indris 6 Madagascar
9. Lemur 15 Madagascar
10. Hapalemur 2 Madagascar
11. Microcebus 4 Madagascar
12. Chirogaleus 5 Madagascar
13. Lepilemur 2 Madagascar
14. Perodicticus 1 Sierra Leone
15. Arctocebus 1 Old Calabar
16. Galago 14 Tropical and S. Africa
Chiromyidæ.
17. Chiromys 1 Madagascar
CHIROPTERA.
Pteropidæ.
18. Pteropus 7 Africa and Madagascar Tropics of Eastern Hemisphere
19. Xantharpya 1 All Africa Oriental, Austro-Malayan
20. Cynopterus 1 Tropical Africa Oriental
21. Epomophorus 6 Tropical Africa and Abyssinia
22. Hypsignathus 1 W. Africa
Rhinolophidæ.
23. Rhinolophus 6 Africa and Madagascar Warmer parts of Eastern Hemisphere
24. Macronycterys 1 W. Africa
25. Phyllorhina 4 Tropical Africa Indo-Malaya, Austro-Malaya
26. Asellia 1 Nubia Indo-Malaya, Austro-Malaya
27. Megaderma 1 Senegal, Upper Nile Oriental, Moluccas
28. Nycteris 3 All Africa Java
Vespertilionidæ.
29. Vespertilio 14 Africa and Madagascar Cosmopolite
30. Kerivoula 1 S. Africa Oriental
31. Miniopteris 1 S. Africa Indo-Malaya
32. Nycticejus 7 Tropical Africa India
33. Taphozous 2 Africa and Madagascar Oriental, Austro-Malayan, Neotropical
Noctilionidæ.
34. Nyctinomus 1 Madagascar Oriental, American, S. Palæarctic
35. Molossus 3 Africa, Bourbon Neotropical, S. Palæarctic
INSECTIVORA.
Macroscelididæ.
36. Macroscelides 2 South and East Africa N. Africa
37. Petrodromus 1 Mozambique
38. Rhynchocyon 1 Mozambique
Erinaceidæ.
39. Erinaceus 2 Cen. and South Africa Palæarctic, N. India
Centetidæ.
40. Centetes 2 Madagascar and Mauritius
41. Hemicentetes 2 Madagascar
42. Ericulus 2 Madagascar
43. Oryzorictes 1 Madagascar
44. Echinops 3 Madagascar
Potamogalidæ.
45. Potamogale 1 Old Calabar
Chrysochloridæ.
46. Chrysochloris 3 Cape to Mozambique
Soricidæ.
47. Sorex 15 All Africa and Madagascar Palæarc., Nearc., Ori
CARNIVORA.
Felidæ.
48. Felis 8 All Africa All reg. but Australian
49. Lynx[?] 1 N. and S. Africa Palæarctic and Nearctic
50. Cynælurus 1 Cape of Good Hope
Cryptoproctidæ.
51. Cryptoprocta 1 Madagascar
Viverridæ.
52. Viverra 1 Tropical Africa Oriental
53. Genetta 4 Tropical and S. Africa S. Palæarctic
54. Fossa 2 Madagascar
55. Poiana 1 W. Africa
56. Galidia 3 Madagascar
57. Nandinia 1 W. Africa
58. Galidictis 2 Madagascar
59. Herpestes 13 All Africa S. Europe, Oriental
60. Athylax 3 S. and E. Africa(?) Madagascar
61. Calogale 9 Tropical and S. Africa Oriental
62. Galerella 1 E. Africa
63. Ariela 1 S. Africa
64. Ichneumia 4 E. Africa, Senegal, S. Africa
65. Bdeogale 3 Tropical Africa
66. Helogale 2 E. and S. Africa
67. Cynictis 3 S. Africa
68. Rhinogale 1 E. Africa
69. Mungos 3 Tropical and S. Africa
70. Crossarchus 1 Tropical Africa
71. Eupleres 1 Madagascar
72. Suricata 1 S. Africa
Protelidæ.
73. Proteles 1 S. Africa
Hyænidæ.
74. Hyæna 3 All Africa S. Palæarctic, India
Canidæ.
75. Lycaon 1 S., Central, and E. Africa
76. Canis 5 All Africa Almost Cosmopolitan
77. Megalotis 1 S. Africa
Mustelidæ.
78. Mustela 1 Angola Palæarctic, Nearctic
79. Gymnopus[?] 1 S. Africa Oriental
80. Aonyx 1 S. and W. Africa Oriental
81. Hydrogale 1 S. Africa
82. Mellivora 2 South and Tropical Africa India
83. Ictonyx 2 Tropical and S. Africa
Otariidæ.
84. Arctocephalus 1 Cape of Good Hope South Temperate Zone
SIRENIA.
Manatidæ.
85. Manatus 1 W. Africa Tropical America
86. Halicore 1 E. Africa Oriental and Australian
UNGULATA.
Equidæ.
87. Equus 3 Tropical and S. Africa Palæarctic
Rhinocerotidæ.
88. Rhinoceros 4 All Tropical and S. Africa Oriental
Hippopotamidæ.
89. Hippopotamus 2 Great Rivers of Africa
Suidæ.
90. Potamochœrus 3 Tropical Africa and Madg.
91. Phacochœrus 2 Abyssinia to Caffraria
Tragulidæ.
92. Hyomoschus 1 W. Africa
Camelopardalidæ.
93. Camelopardalis 1 All open country
Bovidæ.
94. Bubalus 3 Trop. and S. Africa India
95. Oreas 2 Africa S. of Sahara
96. Tragelaphus 8 Africa S. of Sahara
97. Oryx 3 Arabian and African deserts S. Palæarctic
98. Gazella 12 Africa N. of Equator and S. Africa Palæarctic Deserts
99. Æpyceros 1 S. E. Africa
100. Cervicapra 4 All Tropical Africa
101. Kobus 6 Pastures of all Africa
102. Pelea 1 South Africa
103. Nanotragus 9 Africa S. of Sahara
104. Neotragus 1 Abyssinia and N. E. Africa
105. Cephalophus 22 All tropical Africa
106. Hippotragus 3 Gambia, Central Africa to Cape
107. Alcephalus 9 All Africa
108. Catoblepas 2 Africa S. of Equator
(Capra 1 Abyssinia, high) Palæarctic genus
PROBOSCIDEA.
Elephantidæ.
109. Elephas 1 Tropical and S. Africa Oriental
HYRACOIDEA.
Hyracidæ.
110. Hyrax 10 Tropical and S. Africa Syria
RODENTIA.
Muridæ.
111. Mus 26 All Africa E. Hemis. excl. Oceania
112. Lasiomys 1 W. Africa
113. Acanthomys 4 Tropical Africa India
114. Cricetomys 1 Tropical Africa
115. Saccostomus 2 Mozambique
116. Dendromys 2 S. Africa
117. Nesomys 1 Madagascar
118. Steatomys 2 East and S. Africa
119. Pelomys 1 Mozambique
120. Otomys 6 S. and E. Africa
121. Meriones 14 Africa Palæarctic, India
122. Malacothrix 2 S. Africa
123. Mystromys 1 S. Africa
124. Brachytarsomys 1 Madagascar
125. Hypogeomys 1 Madagascar
126. Lophiomys 1 S. Arabia and N. E. Africa
Spalacidæ.
127. Rhizomys 4 Abyssinia Oriental to Malacca
128. Bathyerges 1 S. Africa
129. Georychus 6 E. Central, and S. Africa
130. Heliophobius 1 Mozambique
Dipodidæ.
131. Dipus 7 N. and Central Africa Central Palæarctic
132. Pedetes 1 S. Af. to Mozambique and Angola
Myoxidæ.
133. Myoxus 1 Africa to Cape Palæarctic
Sciuridæ.
134. Sciurus 18 All woody districts of Africa All regions but Australia
135. Anomalurus 5 W. Africa and Fernando Po.
Octodontidæ.
136. Pectinator 1 Abyssinia
Echimyidæ.
137. Petromys 1 S. Africa
138. Aulacodes 1 W., E., and S. Africa
Hystricidæ.
139. Hystrix 1 Africa to Cape S. Palæarctic Oriental
140. Atherura 1 W. Africa Palæarctic
Leporidæ.
141. Lepus 5 East and South Africa All regions but Australian
EDENTATA.
Manididæ.
142. Manis 4 Sennaar to W. Africa and Cape Oriental
Orycteropodidæ.
143. Orycteropus 2 N. E. Africa to Nile Sources, and S. Africa