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Mustela erminea

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Mustela erminea 5, Hermelijn
Scientific nameMustela erminea Taxonomic rankSpecies
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758 Valid nameyes
Taxonomic information Reference
Kingdom Animalia PESI webservices (simplified taxonony) (2012)
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Mustelidae
Genus Mustela

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International Threat Status

Area Status International threat code Reference
Europe Least Concern LC IUCN (2009)
European Union (25 Member States) Least Concern LC IUCN (2009)
World Least Concern LC IUCN (2013)


Title: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (2nd ed.)
Author: Wilson D.E., & Reeder D.M.
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 1993


Scientific name Author
Faetorius erminea Blasius, 1857
Putorius erminea Coues, 1877
Putorius (Ictis) ermineus Trouessart, 1910
Putorius hibernicus Thomas & Barrett-Hamilton, 1895
Putorius algiricus Thomas, 1895
Putorius ermineus ferghanae Thomas, 1895
Mustela whiteheadi Wroughton, 1908
Putorius arcticus Merriam, 1896
Mustela lymani Hollister, 1912
Mustela nippon Cabrera, 1913
Mustela kanei Allen, 1914
Mustela anguinae Hall, 1932
Mustela audax Barret-Hamilton, 1904
Mustela bangsi Hall, 1945

Valid subspecies

Scientific name Source
Mustela erminea aestiva Kerr, 1792 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Mustela erminea erminea Linnaeus, 1758 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Mustela erminea hibernica (Thomas & Barrett-Hamilton, 1895) Fauna Europaea (2005)
Mustela erminea minima (Cavazza, 1912) Fauna Europaea (2005)
Mustela erminea ferghanae Linnaeus, 1758 CITES (2006)


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