Spilogale putorius Linnaeus 1758 (eastern spotted skunk)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mephitidae

Alternative combinations: Mephitis putorius, Viverra putorius

Synonyms: Galera perdicida, Hemiacis perdicida , Mephitis interrupta Rafinesque 1820, Mephitis perdicida , Mephitis quaterlinearis Winans 1859, Spilogale ambarvalis Bangs 1898, Spilogale gracilis Merriam 1890, Spilogale indianola Merriam 1890, Spilogale interrupta Rafinesque 1820, Spilogale marylandensis Gidley and Gazin 1933, Spilogale pedroensis Gazin 1942, Spilogale perdicida

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

Belongs to Spilogale according to J. A. Baskin 1998

See also Allen 1901, Getz 1960, Gidley and Gazin 1933, Hall 1936, Hall 1981, Harris 1985, Hibbard 1955, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lee and Modi 1983, Marmi et al. 2004, Mead and Mead 1989 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Spilogale microdens, Spilogale pygmaea, Spilogale rexroadi

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (32: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (2: Arizona, Kansas)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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