Taxon profile


Mustelidae Fischer, 1817

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


Aonyx cinerea - Oriental Small-clawed Otter

Aonyx cinerea - Oriental Small-clawed Otter

Author: Zdeněk Pazdera

Vormela peregusna - Marbled Polecat

Vormela peregusna - Marbled Polecat

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Functions restricted to taxon Mustelidae


Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

subfamily Lutrinae
subfamily Melinae
subfamily Mellivorinae
subfamily Mustelinae
subfamily Taxidiinae

Fossil taxa

genus Cyrnolutra Pereira & Salotti, 2000 inc.sed.
genus Enhydriodon Falconer, 1868 inc.sed.
genus Limnonyx Crusafont Pairó, 1950 inc.sed.
genus Negodiaetictis Smith et al., 2016 inc.sed.
genus Satherium Gazin, 1934 inc.sed.
genus Sinictis Zdansky, 1924 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [104767]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Mustelidae Fischer, 1817]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Mustelidae]

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Taxa (not confirmed) - 1


extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon