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SPECIES Mustela strigidorsa

Author:Gray, 1853.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1853: 191.
Common Name:Back-striped Weasel
Type Locality:Not given. Gray (1853) based the type description on a manuscript given to him by Hodgson. Horsfield (1855) later fixed the type locality as "the Sikim Hills of Tarai." [India, Sikkim].
Distribution:Burma, China (Yunnan, Guizhou), India, Laos, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Youngman (1982) suggested that strigidorsa belonged in subgenus Lutreola. Abramov (1999) placed it in subgenus Cryptomustela.
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