genus Conepatus


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Noun1.genus Conepatus - a genus of Mustelidaegenus Conepatus - a genus of Mustelidae    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Mustelidae, Mustelidae - weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens
badger skunk, Conepatus leuconotus, hognosed skunk, hog-nosed skunk, rooter skunk - large naked-muzzled skunk with white back and tail; of southwestern North America and Mexico
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It should be noted that previous studies investigating the space use patterns of members of the genus Conepatus have relatively small sample sizes, and thus comparisons between studies should be made with this caveat in mind.
Taxonomic status of white-backed hog-nosed skunks, genus Conepatus (Carnivora: Mephitidae).
The Genus Conepatus (Mammalia, Musteli dae): Variation within a Population.