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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Subfamily: Mustelinae
Genera and species

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Mustelinae range

The Mustelinae are a paraphyletic[1] subfamily of family Mustelidae, and includes wolverines, weasels, ferrets, martens, minks, to the exclusion of the Luterinae, the otters.

Extant species of Mustelinae[edit]

Subfamily Mustelinae


  1. ^ Koepfli KP; Deere KA; Slater GJ et al. (2008). "Multigene phylogeny of the Mustelidae: Resolving relationships, tempo and biogeographic history of a mammalian adaptive radiation". BMC Biol. 6: 4–5. doi:10.1186/1741-7007-6-10. PMC 2276185. PMID 18275614. 

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