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Taxon profile

family

Mephitidae Bonaparte, 1845

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  superfamily Musteloidea

Scientific synonyms

Mephitinae

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Included taxa

Number of records: 16

genus Brachyopsigale Hibbard, 1954
genus Brachyprotoma Brown, 1908
genus Buisnictis Hibbard, 1950
genus Conepatus Gray, 1837 - Hog-nosed Skunks
genus Martinogale Hall, 1930
genus Mephitis E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire & F. G. Cuvier, 1795
genus Mydaus Cuvier, 1821
genus Osmotherium Cope, 1896
genus Palaeomephitis Jäger, 1839
genus Pliogale Hall, 1930
genus Promephitis Gaudry, 1861
genus Spilogale Gray, 1865

Mephitidae incertae sedis

genus Mesomephitis Petter, 1967
genus Miomephitis Dehm, 1950
genus Nannomephitis Kretzoi, 1952
genus Plesiomeles Viret & Crusafont Pairo, 1955

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Mephitinae]

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Explanations

extinct taxon