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Mustela eversmanii  Lesson, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 726280

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mustela eversmannii Lesson, 1827
  Common Name(s): Steppe Polecat [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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 – minks, polecats, ermines, ferrets, weasels  
                                           GenusMustela Linnaeus, 1758 – polecats, ermines, ferrets, minks, weasels  
                                              SpeciesMustela eversmanii Lesson, 1827 – Steppe Polecat  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela eversmanii admirata (Pocock, 1936)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela eversmanii amurensis (Ognev, 1930)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela eversmanii eversmanii Lesson, 1827  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela eversmanii hungarica Éhik, 1928  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela eversmanii larvatus (Hodgson, 1849)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela eversmanii michnoi (Kastschenko, 1910)  
                                                 Subspecies Mustela eversmanii talassicus Ognev, 1928  

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  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 eversmanii, Steppe Polecat [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Vulnerable as M. e. amurensis, otherwise Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: The correct spelling of this name is eversmanii (Mazák, 1971). Reviewed by Kostron (1948), Stroganov (1958, 1962), Heptner et al. (1967), and Anderson (1977). Youngman (1982) and Abramov (1999) placed eversmanii in the subgenus Putorius. Anderson (1977) and Kurtén and Anderson (1980) suggested that nigripes and eversmanii may be conspecific. Pocock (1936b) and Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1966) considered eversmanii and putorius conspecific; however, Ognev (1931), Stroganov (1962), and Hept...  



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