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Least Weasel
Temporal range: Late Pleistocene–Recent
Mustela nivalis -British Wildlife Centre-4
Least Weasel at the British Wildlife Centre, Surrey, England
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniformia
Family: Mustelidae
Genus: Mustela
Species: M. nivalis
Binomial name
Mustela nivalis
Linnaeus, 1766
File:Least Weasel area.png
Global range of M. nivalis

Other names

Also known simply as Weasel

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References

  1. ^ Tikhonov, A., Cavallini, P., Maran, T., Kranz, A., Herrero, J., Giannatos, G., Stubbe, M., Conroy, J., Kryštufek, B., Abramov, A., Wozencraft, C., Reid, F. & McDonald, R. (2008). Mustela nivalis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 March 2009.

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