family Mustelidae


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Noun1.family Mustelidae - weaselsfamily Mustelidae - 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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Of the records from the Carnivora, leucism was the most common within the family Mustelidae (n =18).
Mustelids, including various species of the genera Melogale, Meles, and Mellivora of the weasel family Mustelidae, can carry RABV (4-6).
The ferret is the domesticated form of the European Polecat, a mammal belonging to the weasel genus of the family Mustelidae. They typically have brown, black, white, or mixed fur.
ORDER Family Species DIDELPHIMORPHIA Family Didelphidae Didelphis aurita Wied-Neuwied, 1826 CINGULATA Family Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus Linnaeus, 1758 CARNIVORA Family Canidae Canis lupus familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 Cerdocyon thous (Linnaeus, 1766) Family Felidae Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771) Family Procyonidae Procyon cancrivorus (G.[Baron] Cuvier, 1798) Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766) Family Mustelidae Eira barbara (Linnaeus, 1758) ARTIODACTYLA Family Cervidae Mazama gouazoubira (G.
Sea Otters are the only member of the family Mustelidae that use the marine environment exclusively to feed, breed, give birth, and raise pups (Riedman and Estes 1990).