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Stoat
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniformia
Family: Mustelidae
Genus: Mustela
Species: M. erminea
Binomial name
Mustela erminea
Linnaeus, 1758
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Stoat range
(green—native, red—introduced)

The Stoat (Mustela erminea) is a mammal from the Mustela genus.

Other names

It is also known as the Short-tailed Weasel or Ermine during the winter months when it develops white fur.

Description

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Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ Reid, F. & Helgen, K. (2008). Mustela erminea. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern

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