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Spilogale gracilis  Merriam, 1890
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552466

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Western Spotted Skunk [English]
 
       
  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  
                                     FamilyMephitidae Bonaparte, 1845 – skunks  
                                        GenusSpilogale Gray, 1865 – spotted skunks  
                                           SpeciesSpilogale gracilis Merriam, 1890 – Western Spotted Skunk  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale gracilis amphialus Dickey, 1929  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale gracilis gracilis Merriam, 1890  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale gracilis latifrons Merriam, 1890  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale gracilis leucoparia Merriam, 1890  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale gracilis lucasana Merriam, 1890  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale gracilis martirensis Elliot, 1903  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale gracilis phenax Merriam, 1890  
       

 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: Spilogale gracilis    
       
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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: Spilogale gracilis   
       
  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: Spilogale gracilis, Western Spotted Skunk [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Reviewed by Verts et al. (2001)  
 

 

   

 
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