Definition of Family Mustelidae

1. Noun. Weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Mustelidae

family Monocanthidae
family Monodontidae
family Monotropaceae
family Moraceae
family Morchellaceae
family Motacillidae
family Mucoraceae
family Mugilidae
family Mullidae
family Muraenidae
family Muridae
family Musaceae
family Muscicapidae
family Muscidae
family Musophagidae
family Mustelidae (current term)
family Mutillidae
family Myacidae
family Mycetophylidae
family Mycobacteriaceae
family Mycoplasmataceae
family Myctophidae
family Myliobatidae
family Mylodontidae
family Myricaceae
family Myristicaceae
family Myrmecophagidae
family Myrmeleontidae
family Myrsinaceae
family Myrtaceae

Literary usage of Family Mustelidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The third family, Mustelidae, has the molar formula reduced to •J or -|-. The kidneys are simple except in the Otters. To this family are assigned the ..."

2. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"... Canidae or Dog Family, Viverridae or Civet Family, Mustelidae or Weasel Family, Ursidae or Bear Family, and the Phocidae or Seal Family. ..."

3. Outlines of zoology by John Arthur Thomson (1895)
"... the and Australian regions, represented in the Neotropical region by American raccoon (Procyon). family Mustelidae—The otter ..."

4. History of Saginaw County, Michigan by Michael A. Leeson, Damon Clarke (1881)
"... once so abundant, is fast passing away. The wolves were all killed ofl many years ago. Trie family Mustelidae comprises the brown weasel, ..."

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