Entry fanaloka
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition  [Tanala] karazan-jaboady: Volongoja nanim-panaloka tsara miañamboho (longoza lanin-jaboady ka tsara manatrika) [Rakotosaona 1975]
 jaboady [SLP 1986]
English definition  [Provincial] a species of ichneumon. Eupleres goudoti. [Richardson 1885]
 The ichneumon, or Fanaloka, is about twenty inches long, with a bushy tail of about a third that length, and is covered with thick warm brown fur. Its claws are long and are used to dig up the eggs of crocodiles, on which it is said to feed [Sibree: Naturalist]
French definition  [Tankarana] sorte de civette (jaboady) à longue queue annelée. [David 1952 (takila F)]
 civette [SLP 1986]
  [Tanala] mammifère de la famille des Viverridés, avec un long museau et un pelage rayé [Beaujard 1998]
 euplère de Goudot (Eupleres goudoti) [Tsimbazaza ]
Scientific name Eupleres goudoti
Synonyms amboa-hady

Updated on 2019/08/17