Taxon profile


European Pine Marten
Martes martes (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Mustela martes Linnaeus, 1758

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Martes martes borealis Kuznetsov, 1944
subspecies Martes martes latinorum (Barrett-Hamilton, 1904)
subspecies Martes martes lorenzi Ognev, 1926
subspecies Martes martes martes (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Martes martes minoricensis Alcover, Delibes, Gosálbez & Nadal, 1987
subspecies Martes martes notialis (Cavazza, 1912)
subspecies Martes martes ruthena Ognev, 1926
subspecies Martes martes uralensis Kuznetsov, 1941

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305308]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Martes martes (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 martes Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Martes martes (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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