Leighton's linsang

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Leighton's Linsang
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Viverridae
Subfamily: Viverrinae
Genus: 'Poiana'
Species: ''P. leightoni''
Binomial name
Poiana leightoni
(Pocock, 1908)
Leighton's linsang range
(green - extant,
pink - probably extant)

Leighton's linsang (Poiana leightoni) was formerly classified as Poiana richardsonii leightoni and considered a subspecies of the oyan.


  1. ^ Template:IUCN2008 Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient