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SPECIES Mustela erminea

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 46.
Common Name:Ermine
Type Locality:"Europa and Asia frigidiore; hyeme praefertim in alpinis regionibus nivea".
Distribution:Circumboreal, tundra and forested regions of Palearctic. Afghanistan, Algeria, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan (C Honshu), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand (introduced), Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, USA (C California, N New Mexico, N Iowa and Maryland).
Status:CITES Appendix III (India) as M. erminea ferghanae; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Eger (1990). Reviewed by C. M. King (1983). Youngman (1982) and Abramov (1999) placed erminea in the subgenus Mustela. Synonyms allocated according to Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951), Hall (1951, 1981), and C. M. King (1983).
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SUBSPECIES erminea

SUBSPECIES aestiva

SUBSPECIES alascensis

SUBSPECIES anguinae

SUBSPECIES arctica

SUBSPECIES augustidens

SUBSPECIES bangsi

SUBSPECIES celenda

SUBSPECIES cigognanii

SUBSPECIES fallenda

SUBSPECIES ferghanae

SUBSPECIES gulosa

SUBSPECIES haidarum

SUBSPECIES hibernica

SUBSPECIES initis

SUBSPECIES invicta

SUBSPECIES kadiacensis

SUBSPECIES kaneii

SUBSPECIES karaginensis

SUBSPECIES lymani

SUBSPECIES martinoi

SUBSPECIES minima

SUBSPECIES mongolica

SUBSPECIES muricus

SUBSPECIES nippon

SUBSPECIES ognevi

SUBSPECIES olympica

SUBSPECIES polaris

SUBSPECIES richardsonii

SUBSPECIES ricinae

SUBSPECIES salva

SUBSPECIES seclusa

SUBSPECIES semplei

SUBSPECIES stabilis

SUBSPECIES streatori

SUBSPECIES teberdina

SUBSPECIES tobolica

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