Mustela

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Noun1.Mustela - type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weaselsMustela - type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weasels
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Mustelidae, Mustelidae - weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens
weasel - small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck
mink - slender-bodied semiaquatic mammal having partially webbed feet; valued for its fur
fitch, foulmart, foumart, Mustela putorius, polecat - dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened
black-footed ferret, ferret, Mustela nigripes - musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct
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References in periodicals archive ?
2002: The impact of American mink Mustela vison and European mink Mustela lutreola on water voles in Belarus.
Conservation of the European mink (Mustela lutreola): focus on reproduction and reproductive technologies.
2002: An endangered species as indicator of freshwater quality: fractal diagnosis of fragmentation within a European mink, Mustela lutreola, population.
One adult female European mink (Mustela lutreola) was found dead during standard surveillance operations in which box traps were used; this trapping was part of biodiversity and ecology studies in the central part of the Danube delta in Romania (45[degrees]08' N, 29[degrees]19'E) in March 2010.
In Asia, the leopard and the tiger Panthera tigris (27 articles, each), the giant panda (13 articles), the European mink Mustela lutreola (11), and the Owston's palm civet Chrotogale owstoni (10) were the most studied out of a total of 83 registered species.