Carnivora Bowdich, 1821
– cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores
Caniformia Kretzoi, 1938
– dog-like carnivores
Mustelidae Fischer, 1817
Melinae Bonaparte, 1838
Meles Brisson, 1762
Meles leucurus (Hodgson, 1847)
– Asian Badger
Meles leucurus leucurus (Hodgson, 1847)
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.
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Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
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Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
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