Definition of Mephitinae
1. Noun. Subdivision not used in some classifications: skunks.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Family Mustelidae, Mustelidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mephitinae
Literary usage of Mephitinae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"The hair seals (family Л further note on the generic names of the mephitinae. Washington, DO, Proc. Bio]. Soc., 15, 1902, (59-00). Anderson, RJ . ..."
2. Catalogue and Index of the Publications of the Hayden, King, Powell, and by Laurence Frederick Schmeckebier (1904)
"On the cranial and dental characters of mephitinae, with description of Mephitis frontata. n. sp. foss., by Dr. Elliott Cones, USA, pp. 7-15. ..."