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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Carnivora > Family: Mustelidae > Genus: Mustela > Species: Mustela erminea > See 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)

Stoat - Mustela erminea Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

  • Threat status Europe: Not evaluated (IUCN)
  • Protected by 1 international agreement
  • 0 Natura 2000 sites are designated for the species.
  • Natura 2000 code: 2632

Distribution

Select layer

Layer show observations of this species are given by museum collections and other scientific databases. Data source: GBIF

Base map - not species related

Nationally designated areas are protected areas which directly or indirectly create protected areas. Data source: CDDA database.

Biogeographical regions are defined by their ecological and geographical context. Data source:

 

Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013 assessments.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Geographical and other restrictions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) Annex III: protected fauna species http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cultureheritage/nature/WC...

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Arminho Portuguese Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Armiño Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ermellin Maltese Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ermellino Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ermin Turkish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Gronostaj Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Grousst Wisel Luxemburgish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hermelijn Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hermelin Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hermelin German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hermelin Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hermelin Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hermelin Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hermine French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hranostaj Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hreysiköttur Icelandic Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Kärp Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Kärppä Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Lækat Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Nuselalja e bores Albanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Røyskatt Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sermulis Latvian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Stoat English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Zerdav Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym 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

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

One item found.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Dolnoslaskie 2011-10-03 2014-12-31 Number of specimen fluctuate from 1600 to 45000 Destruction of resting places No impact on population

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

One item found.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2011-10-17 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives (2009-2010) habitat derogations
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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