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SPECIES Martes martes

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 46.
Common Name:European Pine Marten
Type Locality:"sylvis antiquis", restricted by Thomas (1911a) to "Upsala" [Sweden].
Distribution:Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Corsica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (incl. Mallorca and Minorca Isls), Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:May be conspecific with americana, melampus, and zibellina (Anderson, 1970; Hagmeier, 1961). Synonyms allocated according to Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951). Stone and Cook (2002) suggested a close relationship with zibellina, and placed in the subgenus Martes.
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SUBSPECIES martes

SUBSPECIES borealis

SUBSPECIES latinorum

SUBSPECIES lorenzi

SUBSPECIES minoricensis

SUBSPECIES notialis

SUBSPECIES ruthena

SUBSPECIES uralensis

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