Mustela americana Kerr 1792 (American marten)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Alternative combinations: Martes americana, Mustela zibellina americana

Synonyms: Martes caurina nobilis Hall 1926, Martes nobilis Hall 1926

Belongs to Mustela according to J. A. Allen 1895

See also Hall 1926, Hall 1936, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Marmi et al. 2004, Mead and Mead 1989 and Youngman and Schueler 1991

Sister taxa: Mustela (Lutreola), Mustela (Putorius), Mustela altaica, 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

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (13: California, Maine, Nevada, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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