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Spilogale angustifrons  Howell, 1902
Taxonomic Serial No.: 726285

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Southern Spotted Skunk [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  
                                     FamilyMephitidae Bonaparte, 1845 – skunks  
                                        GenusSpilogale Gray, 1865 – spotted skunks  
                                           SpeciesSpilogale angustifrons Howell, 1902 – Southern Spotted Skunk  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale angustifrons angustifrons Howell, 1902  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale angustifrons celeris Hall, 1938  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale angustifrons elata Howell, 1906  
                                              Subspecies Spilogale angustifrons tropicalis Howell, 1902  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dragoo, J. W. / Don E. Wilson and Rusell A. Mittermeier, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Mephitidae (Skunks)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 1: Carnivores   
  Page(s): 532-562   
  Publisher: Barcelona, Spain   
  Publication Place: Lynx Edicions   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-96553-49   
  Reference for: Spilogale angustifrons   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDonough, Molly M., Adam W. Ferguson, Robert C. Dowler, Matthew E. Gompper, and Jesús E. Maldonado  
  Publication Date: 2022   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenomic systematics of the spotted skunks (Carnivora, Mephitidae, Spilogale): Additional species diversity and Pleistocene climate change as a major driver of diversification   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 167, 107266   
  Page(s): 1-16   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2021.107266   
  Reference for: Spilogale angustifrons, Southern Spotted Skunk [English]   
  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: Spilogale angustifrons, Southern Spotted Skunk [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  






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