Taxon profile


American Badger
Taxidea taxus (Schreber, 1778)

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

Other names

= North American Badger

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Taxidea taxus berlandieri Baird, 1858 - Texas Badger
subspecies Taxidea taxus jacksoni Schantz, 1946 - Jackson's Badger
subspecies Taxidea taxus jeffersonii Harlan, 1825 - British Columbia Badger
subspecies Taxidea taxus marylandica Gidley & Gaxin, 1933 - Maryland Badger
subspecies Taxidea taxus taxus (Schreber, 1778)

Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Taxidea taxus 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 Taxidea taxus (Schreber, 1778)]

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