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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Taxonomic status of white-backed hog-nosed skunks, genus Conepatus (Carnivora: Mephitidae).