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Mustela Linnaeus 1758 (weasel)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41139

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Mustelinae according to J. Marmi et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Dinogale, Eira, Gulo, Ischyrictini, Legionarictis, Martes, Mustelini, Tisisthenes, Vormela

Subtaxa: Mustela (Lutreola), Mustela (Putorius), Mustela altaica, Mustela americana, Mustela buwaldi, Mustela erminea, Mustela eversmannii, Mustela frenata, Mustela furo, Mustela itatsi, Mustela jacksoni, Mustela meltoni, Mustela nigripes, Mustela nivalis, Mustela nudipes, Mustela ogygia, Mustela palermina, Mustela praenivalis, Mustela putorius, Mustela rexroadensis, Mustela sibirica, Mustela spelaea, Mustela strigidorsa

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore