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American Mink
Neovison vison (Schreber, 1777)

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

Scientific synonyms

Lutreola vison
Mustela vison Schreber, 1777

Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

prey: Astacus astacus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Noble Crayfish, Pontastacus leptodactylus (Eschscholtz, 1823) - Narrow-clawed Crayfish, Austropotamobius torrentium (Schrank, 1803) - Stone Crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus (Dana, 1852) - Signal Crayfish, Faxonius limosus (Rafinesque, 1817) - Spiny-cheek Crayfish

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Included taxa

Number of records: 15

subspecies Neovison vison aestuarina Ginnell, 1916 - California Lowland Mink
subspecies Neovison vison aniakensis Burns, 1964 - Aniak Mink
subspecies Neovison vison energumenos Bangs, 1896 - Pacific Mink
subspecies Neovison vison evagor Hall, 1932
subspecies Neovison vison evergladensis Hamilton, 1948 - Everglades Mink
subspecies Neovison vison ingens Osgood, 1900 - Large Mink
subspecies Neovison vison lacustris Preble, 1902 - Hudson Bay Mink
subspecies Neovison vison letifera Hollister, 1913 - Upper Mississippi Valley Mink
subspecies Neovison vison lowii Anderson, 1945
subspecies Neovison vison lutensis Bangs, 1898 - Atlantic Salt marsh Mink
subspecies Neovison vison melampeplus Elliot, 1904 - Kenai Mink
subspecies Neovison vison mink Peale & Palisot de Beauvois, 1796 - Southern Mink
subspecies Neovison vison nesolestes Heller, 1909 - Alaska Mink
subspecies Neovison vison vison Schreber, 1777 - Northern Mink
subspecies Neovison vison vulgivaga Bangs, 1895

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305332]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Mustela vison Schreber, 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) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Neovison vison Schreber, 1777]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Mustela vison Schreber, 1777]

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Explanations

i species introduced to area described by check-list