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Noun1.Mephitinae - subdivision not used in some classifications: skunksMephitinae - subdivision not used in some classifications: skunks
mammal family - a family of mammals
family Mustelidae, Mustelidae - weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens
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The spotted skunks, genus Spilogale, comprise one of three genera in the subfamily Mephitinae. This genus was last reviewed by Van Gelder (1959) who recognized two species, Spilogale pygmaea and S.