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Taxon: Family Mustelidae Batsch, 1788 (mammal)
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Class [Mammalia] Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
   Order Carnivora Bowdich, 1821 - carnivores
     Family Mustelidae Batsch, 1788 - weasels, badgers, skunks, and otters
       01 Genus Mustela Linnaeus, 1758 - weasels, ermines, stoats, minks, ferrets, and polecats
       02 Genus Vormela Blasius, 1884 - marbled polecat
       03 Genus Martes Pinel, 1792 - martens, fisher, and sable
       04 Genus Eira Smith, 1842 - tayra
       05 Genus Galictis Bell, 1826 - grisons
       06 Genus Lyncodon Gervais, 1845 - Patagonian weasel
       07 Genus Ictonyx Kaup, 1835 - zorilla
       08 Genus Poecilictis Thomas & Hinton, 1920 - North African striped weasel see Genus Ictonyx Kaup, 1835
       09 Genus Poecilogale Thomas, 1883 - African striped weasel
       10 Genus Gulo Pallas, 1780 - wolverine
       11 Genus Mellivora Storr, 1780 - honey badger
       12 Genus Meles Brisson, 1762 - Old World badger
       13 Genus Arctonyx Cuvier, 1825 - hog badger
       14 Genus Mydaus Cuvier, 1821 - stink badgers
       15 Genus Taxidea Waterhouse, 1839 - American badger
       16 Genus Melogale Geoffroy, 1831 - ferret-badgers
       17 Genus Mephitis Geoffroy & Cuvier, 1795 - striped skunk and hooded skunk
       18 Genus Spilogale Gray, 1865 - spotted skunks
       19 Genus Conepatus Gray, 1837 - hog-nosed skunks
       20 Genus Lutra Brisson, 1762 - river otters
       21 Genus Pteronura Gray, 1837 - giant otter
       22 Genus Aonyx Lesson, 1827 - clawless otters
       23 Genus Enhydra Fleming, 1822 - sea otter

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