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Mustelinae  Fischer, 1817
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552334

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Taxidiinae Pocock, 1920
 
    Melinae Bonaparte, 1838
 
    Mellivorinae Gray, 1865
 
  Common Name(s): wolverines [English]
 
    martens [English]
 
    weasels [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 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  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Genus Arctonyx F. G. Cuvier, 1825  
                                           Genus Eira C. E. H. Smith, 1842  
                                           Genus Galictis Bell, 1826  
                                           Genus Gulo Pallas, 1780 – wolverines 
                                           Genus Ictonyx Kaup, 1835  
                                           Genus Lyncodon Gervais, 1845  
                                           Genus Martes Pinel, 1792 – fishers, martens 
                                           Genus Meles Brisson, 1762  
                                           Genus Mellivora Storr, 1780  
                                           Genus Melogale I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1831  
                                           Genus Mustela Linnaeus, 1758 – ermines, ferrets, minks, weasels 
                                           Genus Neovison Baryshnikov and Abramov, 1997  
                                           Genus Poecilogale Thomas, 1883  
                                           Genus Taxidea Waterhouse, 1839 – American badgers 
                                           Genus Vormela Blasius, 1884  
       

 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: Mustelinae    
       
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Mustelinae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Publication(s):    
  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: Mustelinae   
       
  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: Mustelinae   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Includes taxa traditionally included elsewhere (Melinae, Guloninae, Taxidiinae, and Mellivorinae); see comments under family heading  
 

 

   

 
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