Mustelidae

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Noun1.Mustelidae - weaselsMustelidae - weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens
mammal family - a family of mammals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal - fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
genus Mustela, Mustela - type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weasels
genus Ictonyx, Ictonyx - a genus of Mustelidae
Lutrinae, subfamily Lutrinae - subdivision not used in some classifications: otters
genus Lutra, Lutra - in some classifications considered a genus of the subfamily Lutrinae
Enhydra, genus Enhydra - sea otters
Mephitinae, subfamily Mephitinae - subdivision not used in some classifications: skunks
genus Mephitis, Mephitis - in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Mephitinae
Conepatus, genus Conepatus - a genus of Mustelidae
genus Spilogale, Spilogale - a genus of Mustelidae
Melinae, subfamily Melinae - subdivision not used in some classifications: badgers
genus Taxidea, Taxidea - in some classifications considered a genus of subfamily Melinae
genus Meles, Meles - in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Melinae
genus Melogale, Melogale - a genus of Mustelidae
Arctonyx, genus Arctonyx - a genus of Mustelidae
genus Gulo, Gulo - a genus of Mustelidae
genus Grison - a genus of Mustelidae
genus Galictis - alternative name for the genus Grison
genus Martes, Martes - martens
Charronia, genus Charronia - a genus of Mustelidae
Eira, genus Eira - a genus of Mustelidae
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The American badger (Taxidea taxus) is one of the largest members of the weasel family (Mustelidae) in North America, second only to the wolverine, and it's one of nine species of badgers found worldwide.
Pine martens are elusive members of the weasel family and their UK stronghold is in Scotland.
Fishers are members of the weasel family. Despite their name, they are not at all associated with aquatic habitats.
For most of my life, skunks have been placed in the weasel family.
A study of fishers, a member of the weasel family, looked at movement of the animals in a variety of habitat scenarios near Albany, New York, from fragmented to intact areas.
Native to the Americas, Tayra are an omnivorous animal from the weasel family and are renowned for being difficult to breed in captivity, adding to the staffs' delight.
As members of the weasel family, otters are closely related to badgers, ferrets and minks.
Which member of the weasel family is also known as a glutton or carcajou?
THE PINE MARTEN | A member of the weasel family |(mustelids), martens are related to the polecat, otter, badger and stoat.
Not a cat at all, the fisher is one of the larger members of the weasel family, which also includes river otters and minks.
The Mustelidae (weasel family) is quite large, consisting of not only weasels but minks, ferrets, martens, badgers and otters.
It is a most handsome animal - a member of the weasel family and slightly larger than a ferret, with dense smooth rich chocolate coloured fur finished off with a conspicuous creamy yellow bib.