Taxon profile


Beech Marten
Martes foina (Erxleben, 1777)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Mustelidae »  genus Martes - Marten »  subgenus Martes

Other names

= House Marten
= Stone Marten

Least Concern LC


juvenile animal


Martes foina - Beech Marten

male, Detail spodní čelisti (určovací znak).

Author: Jiří Novák

Martes foina - Beech Marten


Author: Jiří Novák

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 11

subspecies Martes foina bosniaca Brass, 1911
subspecies Martes foina bunites (Bate, 1906)
subspecies Martes foina foina (Erxleben, 1777)

Martes foina foina

subspecies Martes foina intermedia (Severtzov, 1873)
subspecies Martes foina kozlovi Ognev, 1931
subspecies Martes foina mediterranea (Barrett-Hamilton, 1898)

Martes foina mediterranea

subspecies Martes foina milleri Festa, 1914
subspecies Martes foina nehringi (Satunin, 1906)
subspecies Martes foina rosanowi Martino & Martino, 1917
subspecies Martes foina syriaca (Nehring, 1902)
subspecies Martes foina toufoeus (Hodgson, 1842)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305307]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Martes foina (Erxleben, 1777)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Martes foina Erxleben, 1777]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [116:steinmarder-martes-foina&Itemid=245]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Martes foina (Erxleben, 1777)]

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