Ferret-badger

Melogale
Mounted Burmese ferret-badger at the Natural History Museum of Genoa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Subfamily: Melinae
Genus: Melogale
I. Saint-Hilaire, 1831
species

Ferret-badgers are the five species of mustelids of the genus Melogale.[1]

References

  1. Wozencraft, W.C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 612–613. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. Nadler, T.; Streicher, U.; Stefen, C.; Schwierz, E.; Roos, C. (2011). "A new species of ferret-badger, Genus Melogale, from Vietnam". Der Zoologische Garten. 80 (5): 271–286. doi:10.1016/j.zoolgart.2011.08.004.


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