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Mustela erminea  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180555

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Ermine [English]
    hermine [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderCaniformia Kretzoi, 1938 – dog-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyMustelidae Fischer, 1817 – mustelids  
                                        SubfamilyMustelinae Fischer, 1817 – wolverines, martens, weasels  
                                           GenusMustela Linnaeus, 1758 – ermines, ferrets, minks, weasels  
                                              SpeciesMustela erminea Linnaeus, 1758 – Ermine, hermine  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea aestiva Kerr, 1792  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea alascensis Merriam, 1896  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea anguinae Hall, 1932  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea arctica Merriam, 1896  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea augustidens Brown, 1908  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea bangsi Hall, 1945  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea celenda Hall, 1944  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea cicognanii Bonaparte, 1838  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea erminea Linnaeus, 1758  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea fallenda Hall, 1945  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea ferghanae (Thomas, 1895)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea gulosa Hall, 1945  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea haidarum Preble, 1898  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea hibernica Thomas and Barrett-Hamilton, 1895  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea initis Hall, 1945  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea invicta Hall, 1945  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea kadiacensis Merriam, 1896  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea kaneii (Baird, 1857)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea karaginensis Jurgenson, 1936  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea lymani Hollister, 1912  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea martinoi Ellerman and Morrison-Scott, 1951  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea minima Cavazza, 1912  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea mongolica Ognev, 1928  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea muricus Bangs, 1899  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea nippon Cabrera, 1913  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea ognevi Jurgenson, 1932  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea olympica Hall, 1945  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea polaris Barrett-Hamilton, 1904  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea richardsonii Bonaparte, 1838  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea ricinae Miller, 1907  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea salva Hall, 1944  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea seclusa Hall, 1944  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea semplei Sutton and Hamilton, 1932  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea stabilis Barrett-Hamilton, 1904  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea streatori Merriam, 1896  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea teberdina Kornejev, 1941  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela erminea tobolica Ognev, 1923  

  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Mustela erminea    
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Mustela erminea    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Ermine[English], hermine [French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mustela erminea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Mustela erminea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Mustela erminea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Mustela erminea, Ermine [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Mustela erminea   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Alaska, Native  



  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix III (India) as M. erminea ferghanae; IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Revised by Eger (1990). Reviewed by C. M. King (1983). Youngman (1982) and Abramov (1999) placed erminea in the subgenus Mustela. Synonyms allocated according to Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951), Hall (1951, 1981), and C. M. King (1983)  



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