Taxon profile


Japanese Marten
Martes melampus (Wagner, 1841)

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

IUCN category:Least Concern


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

[No associated text for selected language]

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Martes melampus coreensis Kuroda & Mori, 1923
subspecies Martes melampus melampus (Wagner, 1840)

Martes melampus melampus

subspecies Martes melampus tsuensis (Thomas, 1897)

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [41650]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Martes melampus (Wagner, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Martes melampus Wagner, 1840]
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 melampus (Wagner, 1841)]

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.