Definition of Mustela nigripes
1. Noun. Musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct.
Generic synonyms: Mustelid, Musteline, Musteline Mammal
Group relationships: Genus Mustela, Mustela
Derivative terms: Ferret
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mustela Nigripes
Literary usage of Mustela nigripes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller (1912)
"*Mustela nigripes (Audubon and Bachman). 1851. Putorius nigripes AUDUBON and BACHMAN, Quadr. X. Amer., vol. 2, p. 297. 1885. Putorius nigripes, TRUE, Proc. ..."
2. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"... such as the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), or the prairie dog's role in soil formation and nutrient cycling are not considered (Collins et al. ..."