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Mustela vison  Schreber, 1777
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180553

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Neovison vison (Schreber, 1777)
 
  Common Name(s): American Mink [English]
 
    mink [English]
 
    vison d'Amérique [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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 vison Schreber, 1777 – American Mink, mink, vison d'Amérique  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison aestuarina Ginnell, 1916  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison aniakensis Burns, 1964  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison energumenos (Bangs, 1896)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison evagor Hall, 1932  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison evergladensis Hamilton, 1948  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison halilimnetes Humphrey and Setzer, 1989  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison ingens (Osgood, 1900)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison lacustris (Preble, 1902)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison letifera Hollister, 1913  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison lowii Anderson, 1945  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison lutensis (Bangs, 1898)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison melampeplus (Elliot, 1903)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison mink Peale and Palisot de Beauvois, 1796  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison nesolestes (Heller, 1909)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison vison Schreber, 1777  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela vison vulgivaga (Bangs, 1895)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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 vison    
       
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Mustela vison    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: mink[English], vison d'Amérique [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Mustela vison   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Mustela vison   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Harding, Larisa E., and Felisa A. Smith  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Mustela or Vison? Evidence for the taxonomic status of the American mink and a distinct biogeographic radiation of American weasels   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 52, no. 3   
  Page(s): 632-642   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2009.05.036   
  Reference for: Mustela vison   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Larivière, Serge  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Mustela vison   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 608   
  Page(s): 1-9   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-3519   
  Notes: Available online at https://www.jstor.org/stable/i282217   
  Reference for: Mustela vison   
       
  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 vison   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Mustela vison   
       
  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 vison   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Extinct as Mustela macrodon  
    Comments: Last collected in 1894. Manville (1966) argued that recently extinct form macrodon is conspecific with vison, although Kurtén and Anderson (1980) and Mead et al. (2000) recognized it as a distinct species  
 

 

   

 
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