FAMILY MUSTELIDAE (57 species in 22 genera)

My favorite animals are the Mustelinae... I figured I would throw in the whole Mustelidae just because otters are awesome.




Subfamily Lutrinae

Genus Aonyx
African Clawless Otter, Aonyx capensis
Oriental Small-clawed Otter, Aonyx cinerea

Genus Enhydra
Sea Otter, Enhydra lutris

Genus Lontra
Northern River Otter, Lontra canadensis
Southern River Otter, Lontra provocax
Neotropical River Otter, Lontra longicaudis
Marine Otter, Lontra felina

Genus Lutra
Eurasian Otter, Lutra lutra
Hairy-nosed Otter, Lutra sumatrana

Genus Hydrictis
Spotted-necked Otter, Hydrictis maculicollis

Genus Lutrogale
Smooth-coated Otter, Lutrogale perspicillata

Genus Pteronura
Giant Otter, Pteronura brasiliensis

Badgers, Wolverines, Martins, Pole-cats Ferrets, Minks, Ermines and Weasels

Subfamily Mustelinae

Genus Arctonyx
Hog Badger, Arctonyx collaris

Genus Eira
Tayra, Eira barbara

Genus Galictis (Grisón)
Greater Grison, Galictis vittata
Lesser Grison, Galictis cuja

Genus Gulo
Wolverine, Gulo gulo


Genus Ictonyx
Striped Polecat, Ictonyx striatus
Saharan Striped Polecat, Ictonyx libycus

Genus Lyncodon
Patagonian Weasel, Lyncodon patagonicus

Genus Martes
American Marten, Martes americana
Yellow-throated Marten, Martes flavigula
Beech Marten, Martes foina
Nilgiri Marten, Martes gwatkinsii
Pine Marten, Martes martes
Japanese Marten, Martes melampus
Fisher, Martes pennanti
Sable, Martes zibellina
Genus Meles
Japanese Badger, Meles anakuma
Asian Badger, Meles leucurus
European Badger, Meles meles


Genus Mellivora

Honey Badger, Mellivora capensis
Genus Melogale (Ferret Badgers)
Bornean Ferret-badger, Melogale everetti
Chinese Ferret-badger, Melogale moschata
Javan Ferret-badger, Melogale orientalis
Burmese Ferret-badger, Melogale personata

Genus Mustela
Amazon Weasel, Mustela africana
Mountain Weasel, Mustela altaica
Ermine (Stoat), Mustela erminea
Steppe Polecat, Mustela eversmannii
Colombian Weasel, Mustela felipei
Long-tailed Weasel, Mustela frenata
Japanese Weasel, Mustela itatsi
Yellow-bellied Weasel, Mustela kathiah
European Mink, Mustela lutreola
Indonesian Mountain Weasel, Mustela lutreolina
Black-footed Ferret, Mustela nigripes
Least Weasel, Mustela nivalis
Malayan Weasel, Mustela nudipes
European Polecat, Mustela putorius
Domesticated Ferret, Mustela putorius furo
Siberian Weasel, Mustela sibirica
Back-striped Weasel, Mustela strigidorsa
Egyptian Weasel, Mustela subpalmata


Genus Neovison

American Mink, Neovison vison
Sea Mink, Neovison macrodon

Genus Poecilogale
African Striped Weasel, Poecilogale albinucha

Genus Taxidea
American Badger, Taxidea taxus

Genus Vormela
Marbled Polecat, Vormela peregusna